• We invite your entries for the 2018 Asian Celebration Haiku Contest by Feb. 9th. Select entries will be on display at the 2018 Asian Celebration to be held Feb. 17 – 18th in the main hall of the Lane County Fairgrounds in Eugene, Oregon.
  • Here is a haiku that we received that celebrates the Chinese Year of the Dog that began on Feb. 16th:

Dog from China comes

Good luck should appear this year

Rooster crows good night.

Dog and rooster

Haiku and Art (Watercolor and salt) by Simran Gandhi, Second Grade, Ohio.

  • The entry deadline for 2018 Book Awards is approaching soon. All entries must be mailed by Feb. 28 to be considered fully by our selection committee. The 2018 Honor Awards List will be announced in the Summer issue, Vol. 30, no. 3. The 2017 awards were also featured in the Multicultural Education Journal.
  • Now in Our 30th Year! The first issue of our 30th year is available. It features Floating Market in Curacao, Las Fotos Project, and many noteworthy entries that were sent in for the 2017 Youth Awards. The subscription rates for 2018 will remain the same.
  • Skipping Stones was one of the exhibitor at the 2017  International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education in Salt Lake City, Utah in Nov. 2017! Photos show editor Toké and part of the Skipping Stones exhibit.
  • The Autumn 2017 issue features our annual Skipping Stones Youth Honor Award Winners.
  • The 2017 Skipping Stones Book Awards (annual recommendations of  Multicultural and Nature Books) were announced in the Summer issue! Browse the issue. It also features the 2017 Asian Celebration Haiku Contest entries.
  • Read reviews of the 2017 Honors books:  2017.BookAward.reviews . The recent issue of Multicultural Education (Caddo Gap Press) features an 11-page article based on our 2017 Book Award Winners.
  • Send your best entries for the 2018 Youth Honor Awards by June 25, 2018.
  • Annual Multicultural Children’s Art Exhibition & Contest, a juried international show cosponsored by Skipping Stones, invites original art from youth, 18 and under, on the theme: Myths, Legends and Tales of the World: Storytelling in drawings, paintings and mixed-media works. The exhibit will be on display at the Eugene Public Library (Oregon, USA) from Oct. 1 – Nov. 30, 2017 and online. Submission deadline: Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Visit: http://www.arts4kidsoregon.org/programs/multicultural-contest-2017/  or, e-mail, info@arts4kidsoregon.org for details.