Back in 13th Century Japanese poet Fujiwara no Teika compiled 'Ogura Hyakunin Isshu'(100 Poems by 100 Poets) in Kyoto. It is estimated that there have subsequently been more than 1000 different versions of this classic collection, with different foci. This is the first antipodean collection, sourced from all over Australia and New Zealand and selected from many hundreds of tanka. Arguably it is a collection of the 'best'tanka. Editors are threee celebrated haiku poets: Amelia Fielden, Beverley George and Patricia Prime.
|Type||Seven 5-line tanka|
|Media of output||Book|
|Place of Publication||Adelaide|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
|Name||100 Tanka by 100 Poets of Australia and New Zealand|