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.

Sept. 30th, my first reading performance in Chicago at Glass Lyre Press event!

Sept. 30th, 2018. I performed tanka reading at the Live Lyre event by Glass Lyre Press held at "BOOKMARKET" library in Chicago, U.S.A.
It was my first performance in Chicago.
20180930_02.jpg I would like to extend my deep gratitude to Glass Lyre Press, with whom I have been connected via poem contribution, for giving me such a great opportunity to join this wonderful reading event!
20180930_05.jpg Sunday, September 30, 2018
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Book Market at Hangar One,
2651 Navy Blvd. Glenview, IL
Ruth Goring
Susanna Lang
Naoko Fujimoto
Mary Jo McMillin
Mariko Kitakubo
Laura Ring
Kathabela Wilson & Rick Wilson
Bill Yarrow
Glass Lyre Press 2018/09/30

Let me introduce the video taken in the event.  It is a part of my reading performance.

Mr. Rick Wilson helped my performance by adding beautiful sound of Shakuhachi flute.