May 2014

"aha" the Annual Hortensia Anderson
Haiku/Senryu Awards


The UHTS "aha" (Annual Hortensia Anderson Memorial Awards) for haiku/senryu, is in honor of of a well known and respected New York based haiku poet, Hortensia Anderson. Thank you for your participation in keeping the memory of a wonderful person who dedicated so much of herself to our haiku community over the years . . . rest in peace Hortensia.
You are encouraged to submit in your native language in addition to your English submission.

GUIDELINES: Entries that do not follow these guidelines may not be considered, so please read this information very carefully. Please email your submissions in English in the body of an email (only) directly to Marianna Monaco, and include your name, country, and email address.

Do "not" use the cattails Submissions guidelines for contests.

DEADLINE: No later than 15 April, 2015.

RESULTS:The names of winners (only) ill be posted at our UHTS Facebook page shortly after the deadline,and the winning poems will be published with Judge's commentary in our May 2015 edition of catttails online.

SPONSOR: United Haiku and Tanka Society.

COORDINATOR: Marianna Monaco, USA.

ADJUDICATION: Names of the two judges will be announced concurrently with the winners.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to the public and all UHTS members, but not to UHTS Officers, Team Members, the contest coordinator, or judges.

AWARDS: First Place: $75, Second Place $50, Third Place $25, and HM $15. All places will also receive wall plaques.

SUBMISSIONS: There is no limit on the number of submissions, entries must be the original work of the author, be previously unpublished and not under consideration elsewhere for the entire time period it takes to complete the judging. Please email your submissions in English in the body of an email (only) directly to Marianna Monaco
This contest is not themed, and open to all age groups worldwide.

NO ENTRY FEE!: There is no limit to the number of entries per person. And there are no entry fees, the contest is free to enter.

NOTIFICATION: The winners (only) will be notified. If you do not hear anything back from us by 1 May, 2015, your entries are automatically free for you to submit elsewhere.

NOTE:Thank you, and good luck with your entries. The UHTS reserves the right to cancel if entry fees don't cover the cost. so please help us make this a Success.