Occasionally Asked Questions

Click one of the following headings to read answers to the questions listed about National Haiku Writing Month and haiku. If you have a question about NaHaiWriMo that isn’t answered here, please contact Michael Dylan Welch.


About NaHaiWriMo

What is NaHaiWriMo?

How do I participate in NaHaiWriMo?

Can I buy a NaHaiWriMo T-shirt?

Who started NaHaiWriMo, and how did it start?

Is NaHaiWriMo just in English?

How do I provide feedback about NaHaiWriMo?
Anything else I shouldn’t miss?

About NaHaiWriMo on Facebook

How do I find NaHaiWriMo on Facebook?

How do I see everyone’s daily postings on the Facebook page?

Where do I find the daily writing prompts?

How can I become a daily writing prompter?

Are the poems I post judged or critiqued?

What happens to the haiku we post on Facebook?

Can I post previously published or previously written haiku?

Why are participants limited to one posting per day?

Are there any special rules or other advice for posting to the NaHaiWriMo page on Facebook?

Are poems posted to the NaHaiWriMo page on Facebook considered published?


About Haiku

What is haiku?

Isn’t haiku supposed to be 5-7-5 syllables? Why do you have a “No 5-7-5” logo?

What are haiga and photo-haiga?

Where can I get more information about haiku?

What is the meaning of life?