Snapshot Press

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Where Rain Would Stay

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‘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.’
Modern Haiku

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-five 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 . . .

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

The Haiku Calendar 2024

Where Rain Would Stay:
The Haiku Poetry of Peggy Willis Lyles

First Place, Haiku Society of America
Merit Book Awards

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

The Windbreak Pine
by Wally Swist
‘Quietly elegant, meditative, and intelligent.’
—Adele Kenny

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