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Now Open – Clockwork Kiru: Steampunk Haiku

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What is Haiku?

A traditional Japanese Haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. That’s it. Of course, there has to be some poetic merit. It can’t just be 17 syllables sliced into three bits. But it can be about pretty much anything. So why not steampunk?

What is Steampunk?

A cultural phenomenon. In speculative fiction, Steampunk is a subgenre usually set in an anachronistic Victorian or quasi-Victorian alternate history setting.

Closing Date: 15 April 2014 (final deadline). Submissions may close sooner if the anthology fills quickly.

Reprints: Yes.

Multiple Submissions: No.

Simultaneous Submissions: No.

Payment: This is a non-paying market. Payment for your haiku is exposure in the anthology.

How To Submit: Submit it as a .doc or .rtf attachment to with the subject line “Clockwork Kiru”. Include your name, haiku title, and a brief biography in the body of the email.