Keibooks Announces Atlas Poetica 38 : A Journal of World Tanka

September 12, 2019

12 September 2019 – Perryville, Maryland, USA Atlas Poetica : A Journal of World Tanka, volume 38, edited by M.
 Kei, continues our tradition of excellence and diversity in tanka
 literature. More than fifty poets, representing nearly twenty 
countries from India to Nigeria, Ireland to Ukraine, Mexico to 
Taiwan and more have contributed to this issue. Tanka, tanka
 prose, tanka sequences, kyoka, cherita, and related literature are
 deeply…

Press Release : 25 Death Poems Special Feature

August 9, 2019

Special Feature ’25 Death Poems’ — Edited by Michael H. Lester, Published by Keibooks 9 August 2018 — Perryville, Maryland, USA There are many ways to look at death and dying — with fear and apprehension, with courage, with humor, with anger, with sadness, with gratitude, with relief, and even with indifference. Within the emotional aspect of death and dying, these poems also examine the thoughts the poets have about…

Press Release : Sin Fronteras Special Feature

August 7, 2019

Special Feature ‘Sin Fronteras ❘ Borders Without boundaries’ — Edited by Don Miller, Published by Keibooks 7 August 2019 — Perryville, Maryland, USA Those of us living in the United States have been inundated with political rhetoric telling of a “humanitarian emergency,” and from some of the international headlines gracing the media it would appear this rhetoric is rampant throughout the nations of the world. However, the perception…

Press Release : this is my song by Joy McCall

August 5, 2019

Press Release: this is my song, tanka prose about letting go and letting be by Joy McCall, published by Keibooks 5 August 2019 Joy McCall has the peculiar effect on people that, living or dead, they decide to speak to her. Whether a tattooed woman sitting down to write tanka with her at a cafe table, a blind man asking her to describe the night sky, or a…

ATPO Special Feature – Tanka of Flowing Tranquility

July 5, 2019

Guest Editor: Kira Lily NashSubmit to: *protected email*Subject line: Flowing Tranquility – Your Name – DateDeadline: 01 August, 2019 We never stop. So many lives have become whirlwinds of one-thing-to-the-next, our heads and hearts heavy with worries, plans, fears, and failures. Undeniably trouble is brewing in far too many corners and yet…outside of this warped reality rest tranquility, peace, and light. Of course we must continue to fight…

ATPO Special Feature – Turn the Other Cheek: Nonviolent Resistance and Peaceful Protest Tanka

May 24, 2019

Guest Editor: Autumn Noelle HallSubmit to: *protected email*Subject line: ATPO Peaceful Protest submission—Your Name—DateDeadline: July 31, 2019 “Nonviolence does not mean acceptance, but resistance, not waiting, but acting. It is not at all passive; it involves strikes, boycotts, non-cooperation, mass demonstrations and sabotage, as well as appeals to the conscience of the world—even the individuals in the oppressing group who might break away from their past.” —Howard Zinn,…