Meet the Poet
Ken Slaughter will be Vice President of the Tanka Society of America beginning in 2016. In 2015, he won first place and two honorable mentions in the TSA International contest. His tanka have been published in many journals, including Ribbons, Skylark, Atlas Poetica, Ribbons, Red Lights, Prune Juice, Notes From Jean, and A Hundred Gourds. Also, some of his free verse poetry has been published on Verse-Virtual. Ken lives in Massachusetts, USA, with his wife and two cats. Ken notes that he proud to have his work published on these pages. Read.