Tanka Sunday 2017 Schedule

We’ve planned an exciting day of tanka events, with ample breaks for socializing and to purchase books at our bookfair. To join us, please register today—registration is free! Anticipated participants and presenters include Margaret Chula, Amelia Fielden, Marilyn Hazelton, Angela Leuck, Kala Ramesh, David Rice, Kozue Uzawa, Michael Dylan Welch, Kathabela Wilson, and others. If you have a tanka-related presentation or reading to propose, please contact Michael Dylan Welch as soon as possible with a title, brief description, time needed, and audio-visual needs.


Sunday, September 17, 2017

All Tanka Sunday events will be held in the Kiva C meeting room (shown above) at the Hotel Santa Fe Hacienda & Spa, our accommodations. The following preliminary schedule is structural, and subject to change, with details to be added when the schedule is confirmed.

12:30 pm

Check-in and walk-in registration opens

1:00 pm

Welcome, introductions, and round-robin reading of tanka

1:30 pm

Workshop or presentation

2:15 pm

Break (buy books, swap tanka handouts, write tan-renga)

2:30 pm

Workshop or presentation

3:30 pm

Group photo

3:40 pm


4:00 pm

Panel discussion or presentation

5:00 pm


5:15 pm

Announcement of Sanford Goldstein Tanka Contest Winners

5:30 pm

Readings and performances

Readings and performances

7:00 pm

Open-mic reading

7:30 pm


8:00 pm

Dinner at a nearby restaurant (on your own)


10:00 pm

Socializing in hotel lobby or bar