Typewriter Poets for Any Event

People reacting to receiving a haiku written on a typewriter

Haiku For Everyone
Any Occasion
Since 2013

Holding a haiku and flowers in the sky

The Best Event Entertainment

We use haiku to create uniquely meaningful moments that serve as a gateway to greater creativity, presence, and connection. 

We love all types of poetry, but we discovered that haiku is the perfect type of poem to share with guests at events. With just seventeen syllables, it’s approachable, curious, exciting, and it captures the special moments that each guest experiences at any event.

Anyone can write a haiku, and everyone loves receiving one.

  • Aerie
  • Bloomingdale's
  • IBM
  • National Geographic
  • ServiceNow
  • Slack
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • PWC
  • SpaceX

Unmatched Entertainment for any Occasion

Handsome poet loading a typewriter with paper to write a haiku

Brand Activations

Attract audiences with an activation as unique as your brand
Wedding couple laughing and loving their haiku interaction


Share love with your wedding guests
Party attendee sitting alongside poet about to typewrite a custom haiku

Private Events

Show your attendees how glad you are to host them
Smiling poet ready to take requests to write a new haiku

Residencies & Partnerships

Keep guests coming back with a recurring activation, custom-tailored to your liking

Hire Typewriter Poets for Your Event

Haikuists bring an innovative and awe-inspiring experience to private events by crafting personalized haiku written on vintage typewriters and creating one-of-a-kind keepsakes for guests.

From our Clients

BHLDN Weddings Logo
Beholden Weddings
We are thrilled to have Haikuists and the event was a great success! We will definitely be in touch for future!
Newseum logo
Thanks a million for partnering with us on another Newseum Nights! Our guests absolutely love you guys and it's always one of the biggest highlights of any event we have with you.
Bustle logo
It was a pleasure having you, Anna and Sahina at our event. They were fabulous and made such wonderful haikus, that attendees happily shared. It was a great touch.
Anthropologie logo
It was amazing! Everything is perfect and your poets were great. They had a line all night!! Thank you again for everything. Love working with you guys!
National Geographic Logo
National Geographic
Your team was amazing!! I have only received non stop positive feedback from attendees and staff. It was such a treat having you, I can not wait to work together again. Thank you again!
Wanderlust Festival Logo
The Haikuists remind us of the power of words, our desire for love, and the importance of face-to-face connection in our screen-obsessed world."

Personalized Products

Everything’s better with poetry. Our team will schedule a brief call with you to personalize one of our offerings with a one-of-a-kind haiku for your home—and they make a perfect gift.

You don't have to be at an event to receive or gift haiku anymore!

Haiku Delivery Reimagined

Choose how you want to gift or receive your haiku from one of our personalized product options

Where You can Find Us

Haikuists are available in metropolitan areas all across the United States and Canada

Atlanta ~ Austin ~ Baltimore

Boston ~ Buffalo ~ Chicago

Cleveland ~ Dallas ~ Denver

Detroit ~ Houston ~ Los Angeles

Las Vegas ~ Miami ~ Montreal

New York ~ Philadelphia ~ Portland

Providence ~ Raleigh ~ Richmond

San Diego ~ San Francisco ~ Toronto