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Haiku Society of America Meetings

Haiku Society of America meetings are held quarterly at various locations throughout the U. S. The HSA also supports other local, national and international haiku activities.

The locations, times, and programs for the Quarterly Meetings appear in the HSA Newsletter and on this page of the HSA Web site. Announcements and details of HSA regional meetings appear in the HSA Newsletter and on the HSA Web site (see HSA Regional Announcements). Inquiries regarding regional meetings can also be addressed to the appropriate Regional Coordinator. Dates, times and locations are subject to change. Please verify your travel plans with the coordinator for each quarterly meeting.

See the web archives of 2014 Meetings, 2013 Meetings, 2012 Meetings, 2011 Meetings, 2010 Meetings, 2009 Meetings, 2008 Meetings or 2007 Meetings or earlier HSA Meeting Archives.


2015 Haiku Society of America Meetings

4th Quarter | 3rd Quarter | 2nd Quarter | 1st Quarter

Details of locations, times, and programs will appear in the HSA Newsletter and Web site, as will announcements and details of HSA regional meetings. Reminders of national meetings, HSA contest deadlines, and occasional other news or announcements will also be sent by e-mail. Inquiries regarding regional meetings can also be addressed to the appropriate regional coordinator.

First Quarterly Meeting: March 14-15, 2015 @ Tokyo

A joint meeting of HSA with the Meguro International Haiku Circle
Saturday, March 14

9:00 – 9:10: reception
9:10-9:30: David Lanoue, "The Haiku Society of America: Our Mission"
9:30 - 9:50: Juichi Masuda
9:50 - 10:10: Philip Rowland
10:10 - 10:50: Simone K. Busch
10:50 - 11:10: Shokan Tadashi Kondo
11:10 - 11: 30: Masaaki Oka
11:30 - 13:30: lunch (including business meeting for HSA members)
13:30 - 17:00: MIHC Kukai (English Haiku Workshop)
Moderator: Brunelli Crystal
Place: Meguro Citizens Center - Community Education Center, Room 3, 7th Floor

17:30 - 20:00: party at Izakaya (Shoya)

Sunday, March 15
Kamakura Haiku Walk

11:00: gather at Kitakamakura station (outside of No. 1 station exit)
11:15 -12:30 walk to Tokeiji temple to visit the graves of Daisetsu Suzuki and R. H. Blyth, returning to Kitakamakura station to take a train to Kamakura station
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
15:00 -16:00 Jufukuji temple visit


Second Quarterly Meeting: May 16 @ Orlando, Florida

Saturday, May 16
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The morning session will include a talk about Kerouac, the Beats, and haiku by keynote speaker, Stanford M. Forrester—and workshops. 

After lunch, part of the meeting will take place at the Kerouac House. 


Park Plaza Hotel <http://www.parkplazahotel.com>

Alfond Inn <http://www.alfond-inn-winter-park.hotel>

Comfort Inn & Suites Winter Park Village Area

More details will be posted later. 

Contact: Terri L. French <terri.l.french@knology.net>
and Paula Moore <paulammlt@comcast.net>


Third Quarterly Meeting: July 19, 2015 @ San Francisco

Fort Mason, 1-5 p.m.

More details will be posted later

Contact: Fay Aoyagi <fayaoyagi@gmail.com>


Fourth Quarterly Meeting: September 18-20 @ Walnut Creek, Ohio

Hotel: Dutchman Hospitality
Carlisle Inn, Walnut Creek

More information will be posted later.

Julie Warther



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