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Under the Bashō will be welcoming submissions between March 1, 2023 and November 15, 2023. Submissions emailed to the journal outside of these dates will not be processed.

The journal continues to seek to attract, and to publish, a wide-range of haikai-influenced writings as they are being manifested in the 21st century. Please read Haiku in English – A General Guide to Genre Distinction by Richard Gilbert to come to a clear understanding of what our vision is for the Under the Bashō on-line journal. 

Compositions accepted by our editors for the various categories will be added to the journal as the year proceeds throughout the submission period.

Join us once again, in our search for fine poetry where our narrow roads through the interior intersect yet again.