The 7th International Tanka Festival 2012

From Aya Yuhki, editor of The Tanka Journal [Japan] comes news of a contest for tanka in English.

The 7th International Tanka Festival 2012
Shonan Village Centre, November 28th- 29th, 2012


for tanka in English

Call for Submissions:
Open to everyone
Entry Fee: None

Submission Period: April 1st – June 30th, 2012

Address for submissions: ITF SHONAN VILLAGE CENTER Competition
c/- Nihon Kajin Club
Shuei Bldg. 2F, 1-12-5 Higashigotanda,
Shinagawa ku, Tokyo, 141-0022, Japan

Rules of Entry:
1. Tanka must be previously unpublished and not under consideration elsewhere.
2. Post two copies of each tanka, with your name and address on one copy only.
Entry is by mail only.
3. Any theme is acceptable. (Five line form only)
4. Judging is anonymous.
5. Winning tanka and commended tanka will be published in the Festival brochure.

Prizes include:
The Japan Times Prize; The Tanka Journal Prize; The Jane Reichhold Prize; The Beverley George Prize; The Hiromi Itoh Prize; The Yasuhiro Kawamura Prize; The Aya Yuhki Prize;