Members only:  Annual membership includes two issues of GUSTS

and the right to submit three unpublished tanka per submission period. You must join in order to submit tanka.

Due date for Spring/Summer issue: February 15

Fall/Winter issue: August 15.

 Please send your membership fee in cash, cheque (payable to Kozue Uzawa) with your name, return address, and e-mail address to

Kozue Uzawa
44–7488 Southwynde Ave
Burnaby, BC
V3N 5C6   Canada

*PayPal is also available, but please pay the service fee to PayPal if you choose to use it. Or simply add $2.00 /international residents; $1.50/ US residents; $1.00/Canadian residents to cover the fee.


last updated 3/24/2015



Eligibility: Submissions are open to TSA members and non-members alike.

Please send your premium unpublished and original tanka (10 at a time only) with the subject heading “RIBBONS SUBMISSIONS” to Dave Rice, Journal Editor via email at, or by post to:

Dave Rice, TSA Editor
1470 Keoncrest Drive
Berkeley, CA 94702

The TSA’s submission deadlines are in hand no later than:

April 30            Spring/Summer Issue
August 31       Fall Issue
Sept 15               Fall Issue
December 31    Winter Issue

TANKA CAFE: Deadline August 31

NOTE: The above-mentioned are separate from your Tanka Cafe submissions (open only to TSA members) which should still be sent directly to Tanka Cafe Editor, Michael McClintock either by e-mail (at with the subject heading “TSA Tanka” or via mail to:

Michael McClintock
9230 N. Stoneridge Lane
Fresno, CA 93720

Website: Ribbons Submissions

Undertow Tanka Review

A new tanka journal.

Deadlines:  August 30, 2015


Submission Guidelines to Undertow Tanka Review

Kindly submit up to 10 previously unpublished tanka &/or 1 sequence, tanka prose,
“Undertow Tanka Submission” to:

At the end of your submission, please include your full name and country of residence. All rights revert to authors upon publication. Your tanka must not be under consideration elsewhere or submitted to any contest.