Membership runs from January to December. As a member, you’ll receive:

  • The Society’s quarterly journal Blithe Spirit ;
  • Four issues of The Brief newsletter (by email or exceptionally by post);
  • If you are a new member, the Members’ Handbook.

You’ll also be entitled to:

  • Vote on Society matters.
  • Have one haiku included in the annual Members’ Anthology.

Photo by Frank Williams

Subscription Fees

per year

  • UK – £28 GBP
  • UK (Concession: 60+, unwaged or a student) – £22 GBP
  • Rest of Europe – £31 GBP
  • Rest of World – £39 GBP
  • Subscription only (4 journals – libraries only) – £22 GBP

Joint membership – spouse/partner/two people at the same land and email address will receive one journal. Both parties can submit their work to the journal, vote, etc.

Please add £5 to the individual membership above.

If you wish to join the society, choose the correct option from the drop-down menu below. If you are uncertain about the payment options or have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact the General Secretary Paul Hickey at

UK Single Membership

£28 GBP

UK Joint Membership

£33 GBP

UK Concession Single

£22 GBP

UK Concession Joint

£27 GBP

Rest of Europe Single

£31 GBP

Rest of Europe Joint

£36 GBP

Rest of World Single

£39 GBP

Rest of World Joint


Subscription Only

£22 GBP

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