Three local judges will choose winners.
Prizes available are: First, second, third, junior winners, plus honorable mentions.
The works entered will belong to Similkameen Family Literacy and may be included in the 2012 Haiku Prize Digest.
How to Enter: Single page. One haiku. Name, age and phone contact affixed. Entries are dropped into the Haiku Contest box in Hedley or Keremeos library no later than 5 p.m .Friday, January 27.
Note: The classic Haiku is a Japanese form; just three lines with seventeen syllables or “beats” arranged 5-7-5. The classic Haiku offers a season, an image, an insight.
Your entry will be accepted so long as it has the basic seventeen syllables.
The contest is a program of Lower Similkameen Community Services Society and funded through Provincial Gaming Proceeds.