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Winona Baker (1924 – 2020)

We are saddened to report that pioneering Canadian haiku poet Winona Baker died on 23 October 2020. She was 96 years old.
The PDF from this link WinonaBakerEssay is an essay on Winona Baker written by Terry Ann Carter, from her book Moonflowers: Pioneering Women Haiku Poets in Canada, Catkin Press, 2020. The essay is reprinted courtesy of Terry Ann and Catkin Press.


The 2021 Annual Betty Drevniok Award - Submissions closed

Prix André Duhaime - Submissions closed

2021 Haiku Canada Members’ Anthology - Submission closed

Le Prix Jocelyne Villeneuve 2021
Haiku Canada est très heureux d’annoncer la dixième édition du Prix Jocelyne Villeneuve pour le haïku francophone. Ce prix est décerné en mémoire de Jocelyne Villeneuve (1941-1998), une des pionnières du haïku canadien-français.
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Our next Haiku Canada Weekend will be held in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, May 21 - May 23, 2021

Haiku from the 30th Anniversary Members Anthology "Blossoming" Haiku Canada 2007

on the seashore
a hundred-year-old couple
seated in eternity

~Janick Belleau~

onto cedar bough
cherry blossom settles
so soundlessly

~Guy Simser~

between each wave
my children

~Marco Fraticelli~

japanese garden
we wait for the moon
to light the stone lantern

~Ann Goldring~

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