Thursday, June 20, 2013

Fire Pearls 2 is #1 in Hot New Releases in Poetry Anthologies at Amazon

Thank you all! Fire Pearls 2 is rated #1 Hot New Releases in Poetry Anthologies at Amazon

Fire Pearls 2 : Short Masterpieces of Love and Passion is a worthy successor to the classic of contemporary tanka poetry. Covering all aspects of love and passion from the delights of first love to the agony of abortion, over 90 poets featured in 750 poems present every aspect of the human heart from the romantic to the desperate. Edited and with an introduction by the well-known poet and editor, M. Kei, Fire Pearls 2 is an essential acquisition for lovers of fine literature.

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Sunday, June 16, 2013

2013 Lyrical Passion for Poetry E-Zine

I am adjudicating the 2013 World Tanka Contest at Lyrical Passion for Poetry E-Zine. First prize, $150 plus a copy of Fire Pearls 1. Second prize, $75 and a copy of Catzilla. Third prize, $50. Entry fee, $2 per tanka, or $5 for a set of 8. For guidelines and more information: