Kathe L. Palka (born Kathe Lynn Nixon, December 14, 1960, New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.A.), American poet, writer, and editor. Palka has published an online chapbook of tanka, a collection of tan renga written in collaboration with the poet Peter Newton as well as two chapbooks and a book of poetry in free verse. She is coeditor of tinywords, an international online journal of haiku and other small poems. Palka resides in Flemington, N.J.
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