To view these poems visit http://AtlasPoetica.org and select Special Features.
Thank you to Atlas Poetica’s publisher and editor, M. Kei, for the invitation to participate and to Technical Director Alex von Vaupel for design and presentation.
The full press release from Atlas Poetica follows:
6 September 2010 — Perryville, Maryland, USA
*Atlas Poetica : A Journal of Poetry of Place in Contemporary Tanka*is
proud to announce ’25 Australian Tanka Poets,’ the fourth installment
of the ‘Special Features’ section of its website. Edited by Beverley George,
the well-known editor of *Eucalypt*, twenty-five Australian tanka poets each
wrote a new tanka representing the diverse landscapes of their country. By
bringing together poets from communities around the world, *Atlas Poetica’s
*Special Features allows different tanka traditions to be appreciated
for themselves as well as offering the opportunity to compare and
contrast them with other traditions. The Special Features can be viewed for
free online at <http://AtlasPoetica.org>