Kathe L. Palka

Flemington, NJ

Author's Bio

Bio: Kathe L. Palka lives in Flemington, New Jersey. She is a past editor of US 1 Worksheets and currently co-edits the online micropoetry journal http://tinywords.com/ . Two poems from her most recent book in free verse, Miracle of the Wine: New and Selected Poems were featured on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer's Almanac. In 2011 she won a Snapshot Press eChapbook award for her short tanka collection As the Years Pass. Her latest book is in the tan renga form, A Path of Desire, collaborative poems written together with Peter Newton, Red Moon Press, 2015.

Publications and Prizes

A Path of Desire: tan renga, written in collaboration with Peter Newton
(Red Moon Press, 2015)
, Faith to See and Other Poems
(Finishing Line Press, 2007)
, Miracle of the Wine: new and selected poems
(Grayson Books, 2012)
, The Grace of Light
(Finishing Line Press, 2004)
carving darkness: The Red Moon Press Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2011
(Red Moon Press, 2012)
, Dreams Wander On: Contemporary Poems of Death Awareness
(Modern English Tanka Press, 2011)
, evolution: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2010
(Red Moon Press, 2011)
, seed packets: an anthology of flower haiku
(bottle rockets press, 2010)
, Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka Vol. 3, 2010
(Modern English Tanka Press, 2011)
, Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka, Vol. 4, 2011
(Keibooks, 2012)
, The Temple Bell Stops: Contemporary Poems of Grief, Loss and Change
(Modern English Tanka Press, 2012)
, To Love One Another: Poems Celebrating Marriage
(Grayson Books, 2002)
A Hundred Gourds, Alehouse Press, Bogg, bottle rockets, Canary, Cezanne's Carrot, Contemporary Haibun Online, Ekphrasis, Exit 13, Frogpond, Haibun Today, Journal of New Jersey Poets, Modern Haiku, Paper Wasp, Penwood Review, Perspectives, Poet Lore, Potomac Review, Red Lights, Shot Glass Journal, The Heron's Nest, U.S. 1 Worksheets, Windhover
Prizes Won: 
Prizes: 2011 Snapshot Press eChapbook Award for her short tanka collection As the Years Pass, (Snapshot Press, Great Britain, 2012).

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New Brunswick, United States
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Somerset County, NJ, United States
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Last updated: Apr 29, 2016