The Betty Drevniok Award
Haiku Canada established this annual competition in memory of Betty Drevniok, past president of the society.
The Betty Drevniok Award 2016
Haiku Canada is pleased to announce the 2016 contest.
First prize is $100 CDN, second prize is $50 CDN, and third prize is $25 CDN.
The haiku must be unpublished. There is no fee for entering.
Please send up to three haiku before February 28, 2016, followed by your home address,
in the body of an email to:
All submissions should state Drevniok Submission in the subject line.
The Betty Drevniok Award 2015 Results
First prize - Carl Seguiban, Burnaby, B.C., Canada
Second prize - Elehna de Sousa, Salt Spring Island, B.C., Canada
Third prize - Carl Seguiban, Burnaby, B.C., Canada
Click here for the winning haiku and the list of honourable mentions (PDF)
Haiku from the 2013 Haiku Canada Holographic Anthology
one blossom closes
a million suns
on his bedside table
a thin film of dust
wind on the water
I change the colour of her hair
in my poem