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.

April 14th, I will perform reading at Descanso Gardens

I am very honored to announce that the cultural & art event on April 14th at Descanso Gardens included a poetry reading presentation by Ms. Deborah P Kolodji and me in its program.

We will present a reading of some poems from our new book, "DISTANCE," for a commemoration of its publication.

Ms. Deborah P Kolodji and I co-authored "DISTANCE" (my seventh book), which will be published by Shabda Press on April 8th (US time).

I am deeply honored and grateful.
I will perform to the best of my ability.


Cultivate: Explore SHIKI
SHIKI exhibit tours with curator Meher McArthur
– Lecture/tour of Sturt Haaga Gallery
– Times: 5–5:45pm | 6–6:45pm

Haiku and tanka poetry reading and performance by Debbie Kolodji and Mariko Kitakubo
– Poetry readings of Kolodji and Kitakubo’s book
– Times: 5–5:30pm | 6–6:30pm

Please refer to the Descanso Gardens web page for the details.