Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo.

Mariko Kitakubo Profile

Mariko Kitakubo

Born in Tokyo.
Living in Mitaka-city, Tokyo
Japan Writers' Association,
Japan PEN Club,
Association of Contemporary Tanka Poets,
Japan Tanka Poets' Society,
Tan-Ku Co-Founder,
Tanka Society of America.

In commemoration of
15 years of tanka reading
The Latest Tanka Sequence
Original Tanka presented at
Spoken World Live

Contemprary Tanka Poet Mariko Kitakubo. Article details.

My sequence "After Fukushima" is published online in Rattle website!

As of tomorrow, May 21st (U.S. time), you will be able to read and hear my tanka sequence as well as the reading performance audio at  Please access the webpage from the URL below!

My English tanka sequence, "After Fukushima", which was published in Rattle #47 in March 2015, together with my other sequence (8 pieces) will be published online in Rattle website on May 21.

You will be able to enjoy my bilingual tanka reading performance audio accompanied by oldflute Shakuhachi by Rick Wilson and percussion instrument by myself.