the results of the iafor vladimir devidé haiku award 2017 were announced by professor myles chilton of nihon university, japan, at the asian conference on literature 2017 in kobe, japan, on march 31, 2017. the award, now in its seventh year, received more than 800 submissions from 64 countries.
sapkota`s haiku was in the commended list. the listed haiku was
stillness of fresh snow
over the scar
of chopped trees