Issue One of Atlas Poetica : A Journal of Poetry of Place in Modern English Tanka is available now. It can be purchased through the Modern English Tanka Press storefront at Lulu.com, or direct from the publisher at ModernEnglishTankaPress.com.
Featuring over 500 poems by more than 40 poets and with content in 12 languages, it is a handsome new journal with a full color cover. It publishes tanka, tanka sequences and sets, tanka with prose, and non-fiction and news, including the award-winning 88 poems sequence, Round Faces and Nesting Dolls by an'ya and Alexis Rotella that was a winner in the Tanka Splendor Awards last year. Also included is work by Eastern European, indigenous, and international authors, many in their original languages side by side with English translation.
The reading window for the next issue of Atlas Poetica is March 1 through May 31, 2008.
Atlas Poetica : A Journal of Poetry of Place in Modern English Tanka