Berry Blue Haiku is a quarterly digital magazine focusing on haiku for kids of all ages. Each issue, will include contests, articles, lessons, as well as puzzles with haiku/senryu related-fun. The first issue will be published in June 2010.
They are open to all types of haiku: traditional with a seasonal word (kigo), modern, human haiku (often called senryu), or fun haiku.
They would also like to see articles on writing haiku/senryu; on their history; or on haiku masters such as Basho, Chiyo-ni, Issa, Shiki, and Buson, etc.
Nonfiction word length:
Up to 5 years: 50 – 150 words
6-11 year olds: 150 – 500 words
12 and up: 500 – 1,000 words
Payment: Three favorite haiku will each receive $10.00, payable by PayPal ONLY.
Articles/lessons/crafts up to 500 words: $5.00
Articles/lessons/crafts over 500 words: $10.00
Rights: Non-Exclusive Worldwide Electronic Rights for one year from publication date.