The Haiku Foundation’s Volunteer Appreciation Day was held Sept. 17 to recognize all of its volunteers. Make a point of viewing the Volunteer Anthology online that recognizes people who serve in various capacities. The photos and poems of these global poets are featured.
Click on the link below:
You may also purchase the print edition of the Anthology through Amazon:
Further, learn all about THF and think about volunteering. This longtime organization is simply a must for all haiku poets and aspiring ones, providing invaluable resources for all.
Below are just a few of the many free THF benefits of this non-membership organization:
- Inclusion in “The Haiku Registry” with your biography and samples of your poetry.
- Development of your haiku skills by reading the daily work of other poets and getting your own poetry published.
- Access to the largest hard copy library of haiku materials outside of Japan. THF features holdings of more than 10,000 books and journals and an extensive collection of haiku ephemera. Its Digital Library complements this collection with hundreds of rare and unusual, as well as contemporary books; a collection of significant essays on the genre; an audio/visual library; and the Cor van den Heuvel Archival library.
- Comprehensive educational resources for learning all about haiku and guidance for those who wish to teach it at all levels with lesson plans provided.
- THF’s Haikupedia is a reader-friendly online haiku encyclopedia about all aspects of haiku, present and past.
- You may enter competitions to receive awards
- You may participate in special events