Reading performance in Japan and overseas. Mariko Kitakubo

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Mariko Kitakubo

Born in Tokyo.
Living in Mitaka-city, Tokyo
Membership
Japan Writers' Association,
Japan PEN Club,
Association of Contemporary Tanka Poets,
Japan Tanka Poets' Society,
Kokoro-No-Hana,
Tanka Online Project,
Tanka Society of America.

Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo. Reading Performance.

Tanka reading performance oveseas.

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After the meeting, I did one more Bilingual Tanka Reading in Pasadena on 7th July 2017.
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Friday, July 7, 2017

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The Bilingual Tanka Reading at the poetry meeting in Caltech, Pasadena, on 7th July 2017.
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Friday, July 7, 2017

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The tanka reading performance at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden Pasadena on 6th July, 2017.
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Thursday, July 6, 2017

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My English tanka poetry was appeared on Ms. Susan Dobay's amazing beautiful art Collection book.

Much appreciated!
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Monday, July 3, 2017

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Tanka reading performance at the Scenic Drive Gallery on 3rd, July 2017
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Monday, July 3, 2017

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on 1st,July 2017
Wide Open Reading at Tujunga Library /Los Angeles Public Library.
Performed bilingual reading of my new tanka sequence, and some selected from INDIGO.
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Saturday, July 1, 2017

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The students(almost 12or 13years old) of Sekundarschule ,Goldach,in Switzerland try to make their own Tanka 1st time, after they heard my tanka reading performance! Thank you so much ,Ms.Sabina Jankowski for your kindness and Thank you so much Ms. Ruth Zuckschwerdt for your help!!
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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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Today, I could do my tanka reading performance at Marienberg / University of Teacher Education St. Gallen Switzerland.

It was my 120 times oversea's activity!

Thank you so much for giving me the chance to introduce tanka ,especially for so smart, beautiful students!
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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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May 1st. I performed tanka reading at Sekundarschule, Goldach, Switzerland. I would like to extend my sincere gratitude toward Ms. Sabina Jankowski, the homeroom teacher.
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It was a rare opportunity for me to introduce tanka to the teenagers who are not Japanese citizens.
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Monday, May 1, 2017

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March 4th, 2017

The reading event held at Allendale Branch Library in Pasadena, "Nuclear Impact Broken Atoms in Our Hands".

For the detailed notice about the event, please refer to the bottom of this page.

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Since I really wanted to participate in this event, I postponed my schedule to come back Tokyo.
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I am very glad that this anthology includes mny bilingual tanka sequence, "After Fukushima."
I am truely honored.
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Saturday, March 4, 2017

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March,1st.

At the WESTMONT of Morgan Hill.
Bilingual tanka reading performance!
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I was so happy to hear kind words from the audience about my voice and performance.
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I would like to extend my sincere gratitude toword everyone who listened to my performance, and Ms. Rosalyn who offered the place and the opportunity.
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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Feb. 26, 2017

The bilingual Tanka reading performance by Mariko Kitakubo, and Haibun reading by Roger Abe in Cha-ya, Monterey.
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Thank you for coming and enjoying our performances.
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Sunday, February 26, 2017

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Feb. 22, 2017

I performed bilingual reading some tanka from my INDIGO at Ms. Patricia Machmiller's house in San Jose, California.
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I would like to extend my sincere gratitude towards the English haiku and tanka poets who came to this gathering under the tough situation of right after the heavy rain.。

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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Feb. 14, 2017

I participated in an poetry reading event in Pasadena.
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Ms. Maja Trochimczyk, who is the organizer or this St. Valentine's day poetry reading event, invited us when she noticed we were in Pasadena for a short stay.
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I am so grateful that she wrote our names on the event invitation! Ms. Trochimczyk, thank you very much!
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Feb. 13, 2017

I performed bilingual tanka reading at the meeting held at Ms. Kathabela Wilson's house.
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Monday, February 13, 2017

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Feb. 12, 2017

I performed Japanese-English bilingual tanka reading, and "Rengay" reading with Mr. Roger Abe, at Ms. Kathabela Wilson's house.
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Sunday, February 12, 2017

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Feb. 12, 2017

I performed bilingual tanka reading, and "Rengay" reading with Mr. Roger Abe at Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden.
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Sunday, February 12, 2017

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Feb. 12, 2017

Performed bilingual tanka reading, and "RENGAY" reading, a linked poem, with Mr. Roger Abe, at Ms. Suzan Dobay's art gallery.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

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Feb. 10, 2017

Participated in AWP Bookfair-related reading event, "Nuclear Impact", and performed bilingual tanka reading at Renaissance WDC hotel.
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AWP Bookfair was held during Feb. 8th to 11th.

Click here to visit AWP website to find more about 2017 Bookfair.

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It is the America's largest bookfair. Please take a look at some of the pictures I took at the fair, so that you may get the feeling of it.
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There were nearly 1,000 booths of literary presses, and the site was filled with enthusiasm of the writers, press-related people, and media people who sent pre-application to the fair.
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Friday, February 10, 2017

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Dec. 14, 2016.

I performed tanka reading at the Wednesday Reading Meeting, held at Ms. K. Willson's home.
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We treated the attendees who came all the way for this meeting with our homemade Japanese dishes.
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016