The Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial
Haiku and Senryu Competition for Grades 7-12

Founded by the Sacred Heart Church in Camden, NJ, and sponsored by the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association in memory of Nicholas A. Virgilio, a charter member of the Haiku Society of America, who died in 1989. The Haiku Society of America co-sponsors the contest, provides judges, and publishes the results in Frogpond and on The Haiku Society of America (HSA) Web site.

28 Years of Poetry

Since 1990 the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association and the Haiku Society of America have co-sponsored the contest.  

Check out the fine poetry by young poets throughout the years.  

2017 •  2016 201520142013 

2012201120102009 • 2007

2005 • 2004200320022001

2000199919981997 •  1995

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Last Year's Winners