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Published by Red Moon Press     August 2015

Praise for A Path of Desire:

A Path of Desire is a marvelous dance between two writers who have never met in person. Poets who collaborate with other poets, or wish to do so, will find much for inspiration in the surprising range of imaginative linking and shifting within the tan renga as the authors explore that technique to enrich and expand their writing. These poems and their relationship to each other are wonderfully and elegantly realized.
   — Marilyn Hazelton, editor, red lights

A Path of Desire brings new life and accomplishment to English-language collaborative tanka. By using the process of the tan-renga, Kathe L. Palka and Peter Newton have tapped the well of creativity in two persons to bring fresh waters to their poetry.
   — Jane Reichhold, author of over 40 books of Japanese genre poetry and translations.


selected poems

  

  

  

Recent News

Two poems from Kathe's book Miracle were featured on The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor.

 

Upcoming Readings


December 12, 2016     7:30-9:00 pm

POETS at the LIBRARY SERIES presents:

Kathe L. Palka & Abena Busia

At The Princeton Public Library

65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ

http://www.princetonlibrary.org/
Front Cover of Kathe's newest book: A Path of Desire with
	 co-author Peter Newton

Cover image, "Cornwall Coastal Path" by Dave Bonta

   

Contact Kathe at k-jpalka@comcast.net to purchase a
signed copy.