Dec 22

Welcome to the JetWit Haiku Challenge! The challenge is to submit one or more haiku using the designated word.  The best haiku submitted wins the prize.

This challenge is courtesy of Roland Kelts (Osaka, 1998-99), author of Japanamerica:  How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S., published by Palgrave Macmillan. You can also follow Roland on his blog

  • Designated word:  “Pop” (you must use this word in your haiku; multiple submissions welcome)

  • Deadline:  Thursday, January 8, before 5:00p.m. EST
  • Prize:  Free copy of Japanamerica + Susan Napier’s Anime:  From Akira to Howl’s Moving Castle mailed to you.
  • Form: Haiku are typically 5-7-5 and have a seasonal reference.  (Though the form actually has a fair amount of flexibility.)
  • E-mail responses tojetwit /atto/ jetwit /dotto/ com

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