Please read the following information
We regret that we can't review any
submissions that fail to follow these guidelines.
haiku, senryu and haibun. We will consider haiku-related essays for our
thematic issues. On rare occasions, very short (less than ten) single
author haiku or senryu sequences will be considered.
NOT to Submit
not consider for publication: tanka, renga/renku or any other linked
We do not review unsolicited haiku
collections or chapbook manuscripts, so please inquire before sending
us review copies.
Please create an account on Submission Manager, log in and use
the form on Submission Manager to send us your haiku, haibun or
haiku-related essay(s). Please type your poems ONE UNDER ANOTHER, with
a noticeable interval between them.
On all submissions, please include a
short biographical note.
Haiku/senryu: Shamrock will
consider haiku/senryu of any school written in English.
We do not regard the 5-7-5 haiku model
as essential. To get an idea of what is fit forShamrock,
please visit our Haiku Guidelines page
Please send 3 to 12 haiku/senryu or one
haibun at a time for consideration. All haiku/senryu/haibun must be
unpublished original work of the author. We do accept translations if
the name of the translator is included. We occasionally assist in
editing the English translations of selected haiku/senryu. We do not
accept work that is under consideration elsewhere, or has appeared in
chapbooks, magazines, e-zines, websites, blogs, discussion boards,
festival programs, leafltes, etc. Double submission of work to Shamrock
and to another magazine, or a contest, is not allowed.
Please DO NOT submit your material more
than twice during a year. Please DO NOT submit more than once for the
We normally don't publish more than 5
poems per poet per issue except in cases of a linked poem or a sequence.
Shamrock is a
quarterly web journal. Submissions are accepted at any time but please
note that we mostly do thematic issues, so publication of any accepted
material may be delayed. We are unable to enter into any kind of
correspondence regarding any of our editorial decisions.
If your work is included in Shamrock,
please credit the journal as Shamrock or Shamrock
Haiku Journal. Thank you in advance.
All contents are copyright by the
indicated poets/artists. All rights revert to the authors and artists
upon publication in Shamrock.
not assume liability for copyright infringement or failure to
acknowledge previously published work. Rights revert to the author upon
publication. Shamrock reserves
the right to post any accepted work on its web page or in a printed
edition of the magazine.