Thursday, July 19, 2007

Bibliograph of English-Language Periodical Tanka Literature

As your probably know, I am the compiler of the Bibliography of English-Language Tanka hosted by Over the past week I have been working on a new project, the Bibliography of English-Language Tanka Periodical Literature which will also be hosted at In the periodical bibliography I am attempting to document journals that regularly or frequently published tanka. I am not attempting to document every tanka ever published, just the major publishers thereof.

In no particular order, the list includes:

** SCTH (Sonnet Cinquain Tanka Haiku).
Frogpond : The Journal of the Haiku Society of America.
Lilliput Review.
Blithe Spirit.
* bare bones.
* Hummingbird: Magazine of the Short Poem.
The Tanka Journal.
* black bough.
Five Lines Down Journal.
* Paper Wasp : A Journal of Haiku.
* Raw NerVZ Haiku.
Lynx : A Journal for Linking Poets.
* Presence.
* winterSPIN : haiku senryu renga tanka & small poems.
* Still.
* Yellow Moon.
bottle rockets.
American Tanka.
Haiku Harvest.
Tanka Society of America Newsletter.
dew online
Stylus Poetry Journal.
Tangled Hair.
SP Quill Magazine.
* Hermitage.
* Noon: Journal of the Short Poem.
Ribbons : Tanka Society of America Journal.
Simply Haiku: A Quarterly Journal of Japanese Short Form Poetry.
Gusts : Contemporary Tanka.
* Haiku Scotland.
Nisqually Delta Review.
red lights: a tanka journal.
White Lotus : A Journal of Short Asian Verse and Haiga.
Modern English Tanka.

* Need information on these. If you can help, please email me at: kujaku (at) verizon (dot) net.
** Having a hard time getting info on SCTH -- please help!

To be investigated for tanka content -- if you know if these regularly publish/ed tanka, please let me know!:
Autumn Leaves.
Mirrors - International Haiku Forum.
The Cannon's Mouth.
World Haiku Review.
Wonder Haiku Worlds.

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