The following are selected essays and interviews on the art of tanka poetry.


What Is Tanka?

The Tanka Niche

Spilling Tanka: An Interview with Sanford Goldstein

The Seed of the Human Heart: Writing Tanka [off this site]


See also the Tanka Teachers Guide and the Links page.

Event Reports
A Tanka Turning Point: The Tanka Society of America “Tanka Day” (2003 Tanka Monday) [off this site]

Tanka Monday Report (2019 Tanka Monday) [off this site]