Prune Juice is proud to co-host two annual contests with the journal Failed Haiku. These contests honor the enduring artistic influence of two poets whose contributions remain significant to the senryu community long after their passing. They are Gene Murtha and Jane Reichhold:

H. Gene Murtha Memorial
Senryu Contest

Subs Open: May 21-31 annually
Winners Announced: July 1
PDF Guidelines Download: Here

Please read H. Gene Murtha’s free Selected Poems 2001-2013 eBook Biding Time before submitting to get a sense of Gene’s poetic style.

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Jane Reichhold Memorial

Subs Open: October 15-20
Winners Announced: November 5
PDF Guidelines Download: CLOSED

This Haiga contest features two submission categories: Traditional and Photo/Mixed Media.

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Cash prizes available for both contests!
All winning results published on and

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