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Many haiku of quality combine unexpectedness with inevitability
—that “shock of mild surprise” (Blyth), followed immediately by
the felt-significance of “Of course, that’s just as it is.” — Robert Spiess

Enjoy scans of back issues of Modern Haiku

Modern Haiku Press is delighted to announce that
the publication of a new book
The Haiku Life by Michele Root-Bernstein & Francine Banwarth


current issue of Modern Haiku


previous issues of Modern Haiku


Modern Haiku book reviews


Modern Haiku essays


Spiess Haiku Contest Guidelines for 2018


Spiess Haiku Awards for 2017 & previous years


recent featured essays:

"Black Haiku: The Uses of Haiku
by African American Poets, Part 2
by Charles Trumbull

"Realism Is Dead (and Always Was)"
by Jim Kacian


Modern Haiku Press is pleased to share a cumulative collection of book reviews and featured essays
from each issue starting with Modern Haiku 32.2, Summer 2001, through the present issue.

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