Submissions are generally possible again. From February 1st to March 1st, authors can submit their contributions for the Spring 2023 issue. Please the changed conditions of participation and times note carefully.

I ask the authors who have submitted contributions over time and not withdrawn them to adapt them to the new conditions of participation or to send new contributions accordingly.

Terms and Conditions

Chrysanthemum published:
Haiku, Senryu & Tanka
no cherita,
no sequences or renku poetry.

We welcome all modern short poem configurations as well as traditional 5-7-5 poems.

Send maximum 4 poems mixed haiku, senryû, tanka or 4 poems from one or two of the specified categories. If you submit more than 4 poems during a reading period, we cannot consider your submission.

Haiku and Tanka Prose

Submit no more than 1 piece of prose. If you submit more than one during a reading period, we may use your Disregard submission.

visual art
Haiga, preferably handmade (e.g. brushes, drawings, mixed media, cut-outs, collage, digital drawings/paintings). Also minimalist art, asemic, post-asemic, vispo, photography.

Send overall no more than 2 works, if possible in portrait format with a good overall image quality (adequate pixel density (PPI)) and an edge length of at least 1200 and a maximum of 2000 pixels for the longer side of the image. The total image file size should not exceed 20 MB, file formats: png, jpg, webP. Smaller formats, but no thumbnails (up to 2MB per image) can be sent as file attachments for initial assessment. Larger files only with shared download link.
If you submit more than two works during a reading period, we cannot consider your submission.

In addition, we like to be surprised with unusually creative quality in the individual sections.

Submit your works of the various categories (short poems, prose, visual art) in a single email to:

Beate Conrad:

In subject : posts spring [and your name]
or posts fall [and your name]

Chrysanthemum does not accept previously published work. All works must be original.
Works that have gone through an editorial process (by someone other than the author himself) are considered published. Works published on social media or private blogs are not considered published.
No simultaneous submissions please. In that case, your entire submission will not be considered.

Submissions will only be accepted during reading time:

February 1st to March 1st for the spring edition

August 1st to September 1st for the fall edition

All authors will be informed of rejection or acceptance within 4 weeks after the submission deadline, i.e. around the end of March/end of September.

Chrysanthemum appears on April 15th and October 15th.



Haiku and Tanka selection June 2023

A total of 222 haiku by 80 authors and 58 tanka by 25 authors were submitted for this selection. The closing date for entries was April 15, 2023. These texts were edited before the selection process began


The 11th Zoom Haiku Seminar with Prof. Aoki

11th Zoom Haiku Seminar with Prof. Aoki Dear haiku poets, the 11th Zoom Haiku Seminar with Prof. Makoto Aoki from Aoki University will take place on Sunday, June 18.06.2023th, 18.06.2023. You are invited warmly. Time: Sun. XNUMX/XNUMX/XNUMX


Chrysanthemum 30

The spring edition, Chrysanthemum No. 30, the internet magazine for forms of modern poetry in the tradition of Japanese short poetry, is now online. Besides haiku, senryû, tanka, haiga, photo haiku, tanka pictures and haibun, there are the following


Call for applications ChancesReich – combination of word and image

Co-texted – Feuilleton for Poetry-Language-Controversy-Culture: Short Poetry Call for Proposals ChancesReich – Art and Poetry The 2021/2022 CrisisFest exhibition will be followed by ChancesReich 2023/2024 Again it is about the combination of short poem and image. Again this should


Lecture at the University of Hamburg on war haiku

A lecture by Martin Thomas: Between protest, propaganda and censorship Flyers with interesting information can be found here! Subject: Between protest, propaganda, and censorship: haiku during the Asia-Pacific War (1937–1945)


ahaiga Die neue Ausgabe von ahaiga ist seit dem 05.04.2023 online. Autoren/Autorinnen sind eingeladen fürs neue Quartal max. 3 Haiga einzureichen. Einsendungen bitte über die Homepage; keine Mail-Anhänge. Ich freue mich auf


Call for entries for the 2024 haiku calendar

The new haiku calendar 2024 will be published by Rot Kiefer Verlag in the future. Together with Petra Klingl and Stephanie Mattner, the two owners of Rot Kiefer Verlag, Birgit Heid and Stefan Wolfschütz are looking forward to many


Summer grass 140

with many interesting articles about Haiku & Co has appeared. A small foretaste of the content of this issue as well as information about membership or subscription is available for (still) non-members

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