The Babishaiku 2016 Poetry Award is looking for Africa themed haiku with clear images, settings and juxtaposition. They encourage experimental haiku but submissions should be three-line haiku structure.
The award has two categories:
Category 1 – Open to all African poets (living in Africa), the top three winners will receive 150 USD each and participation in the 2016 Babishaiku mentorship programme.
Category 2 – Open to all African poets (living anywhere in the world), the top two winners will receive 700 USD and 300 USD respectively. The top ten will be part of the 2016 Babishai mentorship programme and participate in various festivals across the world.
For details of how to submit, as well as terms and conditions, please follow this link.