Anybody can submit work that is relevant to Australia – but, as this is a website for the collection of Australian haiku, the work we are looking for will come out of an authentic experience of either living in or visiting Australia. See About Echidna Tracks

Submissions will only be received during the months of April and October.

A link to a submission form will be available from this page during those months.


You are invited to submit up to five (5) haiku in one submission on the topic advertised. Haiku must be your own original work, unpublished (in print or online, in forums or blogs, Facebook pages and groups etc) and not under consideration elsewhere.

Make only one submission, containing all the haiku you are submitting.

Include your name and country of residence. If not currently living in Australia, let us know your connection.

Poets will be notified of acceptances (only) within three weeks of the closing date for submissions.  If you have not heard from us by then you may consider your work free to send elsewhere.

Selected haiku will be posted on the website individually over the following months—so keep checking in to enjoy the work of others and to see when your selection appears. If you ‘follow’ the website by email, you will receive a notification when each new haiku is posted.

For issue 4 of Echidna Tracks: Australian Haiku we invite your previously unpublished haiku and senryu about recreation, relaxation, holidays, sport, hobbies and pastimes.

Haiku submissions for Echidna Tracks Issue 4 have now closed. Haiku posts for Issue 4 will begin on 1 December 2019.




Create a website or blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: