| Akiko Baba|
| Heavenly Maiden: Tanka|
| Chikako Yonekawa, Mariko Hayashi, Machi Tawara|Akiko Baba Wikipedia
Akiko Baba (馬場 あき子, Baba Akiko) (born January 28, 1928) is a Japanese tanka poet and literary critic.
She also has an interest in Noh drama, and her works have been performed at the National Theatre of Japan. Heavenly Maiden Tanka is a collection of her poems translated by Hatsue Kawamura and Jane Reichhold.
She has won a number of prizes, including the Yomiuri Prize and the Asahi Prize.