Snapshot Press

eChapbook Awards

For unpublished small collections of short poetry (including haiku, tanka, and haibun).
Please see the entry guidelines for details.
(Closing date: July 31, 2021).

The results of The Haiku Calendar Competition 2021 have been announced. Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up.

‘The most important English-language haiku publishing house outside the United States.’
—Jim Kacian in Haiku in English

Snapshot Press is an independent publisher specializing in English-language haiku, tanka and other short poetry by authors from around the world.

Founded in 1997, our publications include anthologies, single-author collections, and twenty-two annual editions of The Haiku Calendar. Our books have been honoured by the Haiku Society of America, The Poetry Society of America, and The Haiku Foundation.

More about the press . . .

‘Snapshot Press sets the platinum standard for design and production values among haiku and tanka books. Their quality is unsurpassed. Indeed, books from Snapshot Press are always a tactile and poetic delight.’
—Michael Dylan Welch in Modern Haiku

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Witness Tree
by paul m.
‘A wonderful addition to the literature.’
—Michael Dylan Welch

Clay Moon
by Thomas Powell
‘Haiku with real depth and musicality.’
—Ian Storr

Water Lines
by Carolyn Hall
‘These carefully crafted poems consistently take the readerís breath away.’
Harvard Book Review

The Haiku Calendar 2021
Edited by John Barlow

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