Snapshot Press

For unpublished small collections of short poetry (including haiku, tanka, and haibun). Entry guidelines (closing date: July 31, 2015).

‘Snapshot Press sets the platinum standard for design and production values among haiku and tanka books. Their quality is unsurpassed. Indeed, books from Snapshot Press are always a tactile and poetic delight.’
—Michael Dylan Welch in Modern Haiku

Snapshot Press is an independent publisher specializing in English-language haiku, tanka and other short poetry by authors from around the world.

Founded in 1997, we have since published over 60 titles, including anthologies, single-author collections and sixteen annual editions of The Haiku Calendar. Our books have been honoured by the Haiku Society of America and The Poetry Society of America.

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NEW: The Bone Carver
by Ron C. Moss
‘Ron Moss is a bright star in the Southern Cross of English-language haiku.’ — John Stevenson

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by Renée Owen
‘An articulate and resonant guide to the heart’s transcendent moments.’
— John Thompson

A few copies of The Haiku Calendar 2015 are still available: please order soon.

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