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Tanka Journal is a Prolific Press publication dedicated to showcasing and celebrating tanka poets and poetry.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2014

Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationUnknown publication frequency.
Print Publication Print PublicationUnknown publication frequency.

Poetry Closed


Open to a broad Audience.

General General
Poem PoemExactly 5 lines; Up to 6 pieces.
Poetry Forms:



Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.


Open to all/most Topics.


Token payment (under US$5 per poem) Token payment (under US$5 per poem).
Note: We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.


Method: Electronic submissions.
Reprints: Unknown.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are NOT allowed.
Media: Text.

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Last Updated: 06 Jun 2020
Date Added: 17 Nov 2014

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