UZAWA tanka poet / editor / translator / educator
/ researcher (updated
- Yuki Kuu Kaze (Chinook
- Snow Eater) : collection of tanka (in Japanese), 2012.
About 500 are selected from tanka appeared in the Kokoro no Hana from 1997 to 2011. . .
Published by Tanka
Kenkyu-sha Press, Tokyo.
a Traveler: a collection of tanka, 2011.
* This book was
displayed at the POETS HOUSE
SHOWCASE 2011, NYC, New York, during summer, together with other
books published by MET Press in 2010~2011.
For details: http://www.themetpress.com/news/index.html
Published by Modern
Susan Constable featured me in A Hundred Gourds
and wrote a book review of I'm a Traveler.
Selected Tanka of
Shuji Terayama. (with Amelia
by Hokuseido Press Tokyo
and contemporary tanka
(with Amelia Fielden), 2006.
***This book received the 2007 Donald Keene Translation Award for
Japanese Literature from Columbia University, New York.
. . . with Dr. Donald Keene and Amelia Fielden after the award
photo: Ruri Hazama
& Tsui, Boston
of Kawano Yuko's 100 best tanka (with Amelia Fielden), 2005.
Nite (In Canada --
of tanka written
1998. -- out of print
of the poems is
Ori Ori no Uta No.5 (Ed. M. O'oka),
published by Iwanami, Tokyo.
read some poems from
if your computer has Japanese fonts. Please go to the Japanese
Lessons in Composition and Oral
Presentaion ~ from Beginners' to Intermediate Japanese~
(作文とスピーチのレッスン〜初級から中級へ) Tokyo, 1998.
Tokyo: ALC Press. (out of print
now after 6,000 copies were sold worldwide.)
*Chinese version published in 2003 by鴻儒堂出版社,
Book reviews, etc.
Blurb for Weathered Wings: An Anthology of
Poetry (Alberta: The Magpie Haiku & Tanka Poets), 2012.
Blurb for To Sadie at 18
monthes and other
poems (chapbook) by Edward J. Reilly (Maine: Moon Pie Press),
about the blue moon by
Joanne Morcom (Edmonton:Inkling Press). 2009.
Blurb for Meals at
Midnight by Michael McClintock (hard-cover edition; Baltimore:
Modern English Tanka Press),
of Behind Summer
(translation of Natsu no Ushiro by Kuriki Kyoko) by A. Fielden
A. Yuhki (2005, Canberra: Ginninderra Press). Tanka Journal, 27,
of Cold Waves:
Life of Tanka by Anna Holley and
its Japanese translation by Aya
1999, Dallas, TX: Ashi Press.) Tanka
my English tanka / translations / essays in the following journals. See
My English Tanka page-- you can
read some of my English tanka there.
Season's Greeting Letter (USA)
Modern Enlish Tanka (on line version)
Tanka Splendor 2006 (on line)
Lyon-Japan Tanka Event. Lyon, France, Sept 13, 2014. Talked
about English Tanka for the Frence tanka poets.
Tanka Sunday, Long Beach,
CA., Aug 18, 2013. Tanka Society of America's one day seminar. Talked
about English tanka in Canada as a guest speaker.
photo: Maggie Chula
Vancouver Haiku Group "Under the Cherry Trees" an evening of haiku,
free verse, and music
at Chapters Bookstore, Robson Street, Vancouver,
BC. 2013 (May).
James Mullin playing Asian
flute for my reading (photo: Jacqueline Pearce)
Invitation to Tanka.
Workshop presented at the Haiku Canada Weekend at McGill
University, Montreal, QC. 2010 (May).
Tanka and Gusts (Canada's First Tanka Journal)
Paper (in English) presented at the 4th Haiku Pacific Rim Conference,
Terayama. Paper (in English)
presented at the Haiku Canada
Carleton University, Ottawa.
photo: William J.
Tanka. Paper (in English)
presented at the Haiku Canada
University of British Columba, Vancouver, BC. 2006
Tanka into English. Joint paper
(English and Japanese) with A.
at the IJET-16 (the 16th International Japanese/English Translation
Chicago, IL. 2005 (June).
Translation of Tanka into English.
Paper (in English) presented at
the annual conference of the JSAC (Japan Studies Association of
University of Victoria, BC. 2004 (Oct).
poems: Syllables in English and Japanese. Paper (in English)
at the annual conference of the JSAC (Japan Studies Association of
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON. 2003 (Oct).
Present problems and suggestions for the future. Paper (in
presented at the annual conference of the CAJLE (Canadian Association
Japanese Language Education), University of Calgary, ON. 2003
in English Tanka Poems. Paper (in
English) presented at the ASPAC
Studies on the Pacific Coast) AAS Regional Conference, Western
University, Bellingham, WA. 2002 (June).
Society (Nihon Kajin
Co-founder & editor
of its English tanka journal GUSTS
// My English Tanka //
Tanka Page //