Saturday, February 28, 2015

February Meeting Canceled

     We regret that our meeting for February 28, 2015, has been canceled.  The meeting will be rescheduled for some time in March or April.  Please watch this blog for the posting of time and place.

The 13th Annual Jerry Kilbride Memorial 2015
English-Language Haibun Contest

Sponsor:  Central Valley Haiku Club

Deadline:  In hand by December 1, 2015

Submissions:  This year's contest has, as its theme, clothing, old clothing, discarded clothing, found clothing, favorite clothing, or perhaps a piece of clothing with particular significance.  All entries must be in English, unpublished, and not currently under consideration by any online or printed publication.  Haibun that have appeared on social network sites are not considered published for the purposes of this contest.  There is no limit to the number or length of any submissions.  Submit three copies of each haibun, two (2) copies without author information attached for anonymous judging, one (1) copy with author’s name, address, phone number and e-mail address for notification purposes.  A first prize of $100 and a second prize of $50 will be awarded.  Honorable mention certificates also will be given.  The entry fee  of $5 (US) per haibun should be paid by check and made out to:  Mark Hollingsworth (CVHC Treasurer).

Eligibility:  Open to the public; CVHC officers are not eligible.

Correspondence:  No entries will be returned.  Please note that entries that fail to adhere to contest rules will be disqualified.  Contestants will be notified by email

Judges:  Will not be disclosed until the contest winner has been decided.

Send entries to:    Yvonne Cabalona, 
                                709 Auburn Street,
                                Modesto, CA  95350-6079. 

If you have further questions, please contact Yvonne Cabalona,