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|Haiku and its related forms|
Stylus Poetry Journal is a non-profit organisation and is unfortunately unable to pay contributors.
Copyright remains with the author.
Acknowledgment by the poet of any work first published in Stylus Poetry Journal would be appreciated.
Submissions welcomed. Acceptable formats are HTML (within body tags only), Word 2000 or earlier ( font; arial 12px), or txt format.
Issues are regularly archived by PANDORA archive at the National Library of Australia, and UQP's Best Australian Poetry series will source poems from Stylus issues as well as Australian print journals and newspapers for its annual anthology.
Please note: only previously unpublished work is accepted i.e. the work has not appeared on radio/TV, has not been published digitally (any website) or in print.
Stylus is a quarterly published in January, April, July and October each year. Contemporary poetry is published each issue. At the latest, send submissions three (3) weeks before the next issue is due.
Please send contemporary poetry to Rosanna Licari to
editor [AT] styluspoetryjournal.com No more than 3 pieces please.
NOTICE: March 2008
After many years of dedication to the promotion of Haiku and its related forms in Australia, Janice M. Bostok will be retiring from editing and will be pursuing her own projects. Stylus has been privileged to be associated with such a great haijin.
As from July 2008 the Haiku and its related forms section will be published twice a year in January and July. The Haiku that has been accepted so far will be published in July 2008.
Queensland poet, Duncan Richardson will be guest editor for the section in 2009.
See submission details below. Apologises for any inconvenience.
Haiku and its related forms to Duncan Richardson to
dunc.rich [AT] uqconnect.net (5 max), tanka (3 max) and haibun (2 max).
Submissions must also include a bio of approximately 40 words and any email or website URL you may wish to include.
Ideas for articles, or other suggestions are encouraged by the editor.
The Editorial Team:
Rosanna Licari (Founding editor and publisher)
Rosanna Licari is the founding editor and publisher of Stylus and is interested in all forms of poetry, hence her interest in founding an eZine that would appeal to varying tastes. She is interested in performance and page poetry and was a co-director of the Queensland Poetry Festival 2002 and 2003, and has been involved with organising poetry readings in Brisbane. Her work has been aired on the ABC's PoeticA, and appeared in SOFTBLOW, eratio, Thylazine, m.a.g., Retort, Island, Social Alternatives, Idiom 23 and other Australian and international journals.
Duncan Richardson (guest Haiku and its related forms editor for 2009)
Duncan Richardson has published poetry and short stories in magazines and radio since 1982, including school magazines in NSW and Victoria.
He has performed poetry at venues and festivals in Qld and interstate, and has published two poetry books, a literary guide to Brisbane, a collection of haiku based on his two years working in Botswana and two children’s books. The literary guide was part of a Brisbane City council sponsored project that he initiated and organised, which includes two literary walks. A radio play is due to be produced by ABC Radio National in 2008 and a novel for upper primary aged children will be published by Interactive Press.
Duncan has served on committees of Qld Poets, QWC and Fellowship of Australian Writers including two years as FAW President. Editorial work covers poetry, fiction and non-fiction. Conducts workshops in poetry, fiction and play scripts with adults and secondary students. Currently co-ordinator of the bi-monthly “No Frontiers” multi arts events at the Museum of Brisbane, now in its second season.
He teaches part-time as a learning support/ESL teacher in a primary school.
Patricia Prime (Reviews Editor) lives in Auckland, New Zealand. She writes poetry, reviews, interviews and essays, and has had the occasional short story published. Patricia is co-editor of the haiku magazine Kokako, reviews editor of the Internet magazine Stylus, and poetry judge of the traditional poetry magazine MetVerse Muse. She also writes haiku, tanka, linked verse, cheritas and haibun, sometimes in collaboration with other poets.
David Keane: Web design, hosting and developer of our web editor software. Past lives include Executive Director: Australian Art Exhibition Foundation; Director: Hahndorf Academy Public Art Gallery and Museum; Multiple visual arts Awards; Outstanding Young Australian Of the Year 1985 (Arts Management ˇV SA&NT); Co-winner Mayne National Multimedia Award; Project Manager: 1999 Gold Coast Schoolies Festival; Cultural Development Coordinator Gold Coast City Council. Currently David operates davidkeane.com and is also Chairman/Director Strutmedia Pty Ltd; Project Manager: International Web Development School of Arts Griffith University; Project Manager: Multimedia Industry Placement School of Information Technology, Griffith University. David is our site sponsor. Email: spj [AT] davidkeane.com
Sponsorship is welcomed. Interested parties may contact Rosanna Licari at editor [AT] styluspoetryjournal.com
The Muses Urania and Calliope, Simon Vouet
French, 1590 - 1649
c. 1634, oil on panel,
Samuel H. Kress Collection