Online internet courses by Call of the Page

Are you interested in a Call of the Page course? We run courses on haiku; tanka; tanka stories/prose; haibun; shahai; and other genres.

Please email Karen or Alan at our joint email address:
We will let you know more about these courses.

Call of the Page (Alan & Karen)

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku and Senryu Competition for USA School Grades 7-12 - Children - youngsters - young adults- teenagers

The Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial  Haiku and Senryu Competition for Grades 7-12 (USA)
Ages 12 years to 18 years old
Deadline: In hand by March 25, 2018.
Eligibility: Any student in grades 7 through 12 enrolled in school as of September 2017 may enter.

Founded by the Sacred Heart Church in Camden, NJ, and sponsored by the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association in memory of Nicholas A. Virgilio, a charter member of the Haiku Society of America, who died in 1989. The Haiku Society of America co-sponsors the contest, provides judges, and publishes the results in Frogpond journal and on the Haiku Society of America (HSA) Website.

FULL DETAILS are available 
at the Haiku Society of America website:

Useful guidelines for teachers are on the web link above.

Also you can simply scroll down to previous winners all on one webpage:

Frogpond is the HSA journal and is a high-quality publication for adults and young persons, and a great publishing credit for any of your students to appear:

Nick Virgilio Haiku Association

"As lead tutor of Call of the Page, President, United Haiku and Tanka Society, and a Japan Times award-winning writer, I highly recommend this competition to all teachers involved in grades 7-12 in the USA."

Alan Summers
President, United Haiku and Tanka Society
co-founder, Call of the Page

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