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DUQ Reads 2017: When the Emperor Was Divine: Haiku Workshop

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 12:00 - 1:30 pm on the 5th Floor of the Gumberg Library

Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch on WednesdayFebruary 15th from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on the 5th Floor of the Gumberg Library for a Haiku Workshop!

Duquesne faculty Drs. Linda Kinnahan and Faith Barrett will be leading a workshop to learn the most effective way to write an English-language haiku.

Here's how you can participate in this event:

  • Make it a date and bring some friends so you can all learn the art of writing the English-language form of haiku.
  • Bring your lunch to the 5th Floor of the library and enjoy it over a workshop on creating effective and creative haiku.
    • Cookies and drink will be provided!
  • Spread the word using the #DUQHaiku hashtag on your Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!

SUBMIT AN ENTRY TO WIN PRIZES! Check out the entry form on this page to submit up to 2 haiku entries to win a prize for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place.

  • 1st place prize: $100 VISA gift card*
  • 2nd place prize: $50 VISA gift card*
  • 3rd place prize: $25 VISA gift card*

Entries can be submitted starting on February 15 and will be accepted until 12 AM on March 19.

Check out our award-winning entries here!

Please note this award may be taxable. Income of $600.00 or greater in one calendar year is taxable & reportable to the IRS. If you are an employee of Duquesne University (DU), this gift card amount will be added to your Payroll compensation in
calendar year 2017. If you are not an employee of DU, and you receive any other taxable compensation from DU in 2017 and the total of your taxable DU income reaches $600.00 or greater (including this award amount), then DU will issue a Form 1099-Misc.


Available at Gumberg!