Sixty Sunflowers: TSA Members’ Anthology, 2006–2007 Published by Modern English Tanka Press
Modern English Tanka Press is pleased to announce the publication of Sixty Sunflowers: TSA Members’ Anthology, 2006–2007 by the Tanka Society of America in partnership with Modern English Tanka Press. This annual members’ anthology is edited this year by the renowned tanka scholar and poet, Sanford Goldstein.
Baltimore, Maryland – July 3, 2007 – Sixty Sunflowers: TSA Members’ Anthology, 2006–2007 is a publication of Modern English Tanka Press in partnership with the Tanka Society of America. The renowned tanka scholar and poet, Sanford Goldstein, edited this year’s anthology. The Tanka Society of America, formed in Decatur, Illinois in April of 2000, aims to further the writing, reading, study, and appreciation of tanka poetry in English. TSA is a nonprofit volunteer organization that relies on the creativity and energy of its members to carry out its activities, which include the following: Publication of the quarterly journal, Ribbons, Tanka Society of America Journal featuring over two hundred original tanka in each issue, articles, essays, translations, book reviews, and contest results. Publication of a quarterly newsletter containing news and announcements pertaining to Tanka Society of America business, its members, and events in the tanka community in general. Sponsorship of the annual Tanka Society of America International Tanka Contest every April, judged anonymously by respected tanka poets. Results appear in Ribbons. Publication of an annual anthology of tanka by members (copies are available for a nominal fee in addition to membership dues.) For media inquiries or to arrange an interview, contact an officer of the Tanka Society of America (see the TSA webpage at www.tankasocietyofamerica.com/TSAofficers.htm).
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Price: $15.00 USD. ISBN 978-0-6151-5228-8. Trade paperback. 108 pages, 6" x 9.00", perfect binding, black and white interior ink, color exterior ink.
About Modern English Tanka Press:
Modern English Tanka Press is an independent equity publishing house in Baltimore, Maryland, dedicated to producing books and periodicals of lasting literary value. Our publications are produced using modern print-on-demand production and distribution methods. We publish the journals “Modern English Tanka” and “Atlas Poetica” and books of tanka, haiku, and other fine verse. We operate www.TankaCentral.com with its popular “Tanka News” blog, and the poetry web hub, www.ShortVerse.com.
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