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Haiku Links

The American Haiku Archives implies no endorsement by linking to other sites, but we hope that you find the following selected links helpful. If you have suggestions of sites to add for haiku-related organizations, journals, translations, or other sites of exceptional educational value, please contact Michael Dylan Welch.

Haiku Archive Collections

American Haiku Archives
California State Library, Sacramento, California (2,313 haiku items)

Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays
Brown University Library, Providence, Rhode Island (1292 haiku items)

The Poetry Collection
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (690 haiku items)

Coumbia University Library, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, New York (1201 haiku items - search "haiku" subject)

           L. A. Davidson Papers, 1965-2007

           William J. Higginson Papers, 1950-2007

Global Haiku Traditions Decatur Haiku Collection
Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois
(download bibliographies from this page)

Museum of Haiku Literature in Tokyo (see the index of English haiku items)

The Nick Virgilio Project at Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey

Raymond Roseliep Collection at Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa (search for Roseliep Collection - 2081 items)

(If you know of additional significant collections of American haiku or haiku poet archives, please let us know and we will add the access link to this list.)

California State Library

California State Library

California State Library Staff Contacts

California State Library Online Catalog
Search the main catalog of the California State Library

California State Library Photographs

California State Library Wikipedia Description

California Library Association

California State Library Foundation

Haiku and Tanka Organizations

(national organizations, plus regional organizations near Sacramento)

Haiku Society of America

Haiku Canada

Yuki Teikei Haiku Society

The Haiku Foundation

Africa Haiku Network

British Haiku Society

Haiku Poets of Northern California

Central Valley Haiku Club

Haiku International Association

Tanka Society of America

Tanka Canada

Anglo-Japanese Tanka Society

Haiku Journals


Haibun Today

Heron's Nest

A Hundred Gourds


Modern Haiku

Simply Haiku


Japanese Haiku Poets




Issa translations by David G. Lanoue



Portal Sites, Haiku Publishers, and Educational Links

Open Directory Portal Site for Haiku and Related Poetry

Millikin University Haiku

Brooks Books Haiku

Red Moon Press

Forms in English Haiku (essay on why haiku in English need not be 5-7-5)

Becoming a Haiku Poet (introductory essay on haiku)

World Kigo Data Base


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