Announcement: Collaboration with Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine

We are very happy to announce that selected poems from the ten-year history of Cha: An Asian Literary Journal (2007-2017) will be included in a special section in the December 2017 issue of the Hong Kong-based print poetry magazine, Voice & Verse. This collaboration, the first of its kind, celebrates the ten-year anniversary of Cha. The poems selected will be the editors’ favourites from the past ten years, … Continue reading Announcement: Collaboration with Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine

Cha "Betrayal" Poetry Contest – winners

Thank you to all the poets who sent work to Cha‘s “Betrayal” Poetry contest. Judges Andrew Barker and Tammy Ho Lai-Ming have selected the following six poems as the finalists. Please scroll down to read the poets’ biographies and their commentaries on the poems. All six poems will be published in Issue #20 of the journal, with Andy Barker’s commentary. The issue will be launched at AWP in … Continue reading Cha "Betrayal" Poetry Contest – winners

Cha "Betrayal" Poetry Contest – Shortlist

BETRAYAL – Shortlist A Cha Poetry contest We have now selected the sixteen short-listed poems for Cha‘s “Betrayal” poetry contest. The finalists will be announced when the March 2013 issue of the journal goes live.  We are currently accepting general submissions for the June 2013 issue.   The shortlist: “The Cloud Revolt” by David W. Landrum “The Third is a Betrayal” by Sumana Roy “One day” … Continue reading Cha "Betrayal" Poetry Contest – Shortlist

Cha "Betrayal" Poetry Contest

BETRAYAL A Cha Poetry contest WINNERS ANNOUNCED (27 February, 2013 ) :::  SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED (5 February, 2013) This contest is run by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. It is for unpublished poems about “Betrayal”.   Judges: Tammy Ho is a Hong Kong-born poet. She is a founding co-editor of Cha and an assistant editor of Fleeting Magazine.  Andrew Barker is the creator of the online lecture website Mycroft, where examples of his … Continue reading Cha "Betrayal" Poetry Contest

Cha "The Past" Poetry Contest – finalists

Thank you to all the poets who sent work to Cha‘s “The Past” Poetry contest. In just one month, we received 440 highly accomplished submissions. Judges Marc Vincenz and Tammy Ho have selected the following seven poems as the finalists. Please scroll down to read the poets’ biographies and their commentaries on the poems. All seven poems will be published in Issue #18 of the … Continue reading Cha "The Past" Poetry Contest – finalists

Cha "The Past" Poetry Contest – 9 short-listed poems

We have now selected the nine short-listed poems for “The Past” poetry contest. The finalists will be announced when the September 2012 issue of Cha goes live. || “Letter to Queen Victoria from Hong Kong, 2012” by Michael Gray || “The History of Chinese Painting and the History of Modern Western Art” by Joshua Burns || “Sapphics for Hue” by Ken Turner || “The Gunner Speaks … Continue reading Cha "The Past" Poetry Contest – 9 short-listed poems

Cha "Encountering" Poetry Contest – finalists

Thank you to all who submitted work to Cha‘s “Encountering” Poetry contest. Out of 400 highly accomplished submissions, judges Arthur Leung and Tammy Ho have selected the following seven poems as the finalists. Although we had originally intended only to recognise six poems, we had to add one more place because we thought the following seven pieces were so strong and we could not forgo … Continue reading Cha "Encountering" Poetry Contest – finalists

Around A Round Table | Eddie Tay and Andy Barker | 10 March

Thursday, 10 March 2011 Around A Round Table 19:00 – 21:00 Fringe Club Festival Poetry displayed and devoured, for discussion, delectation and delight. Join Arvind Mehrotra, Susan Scarlata, LK Holt and Eddie Tay in conversation with Andy Barker.  General Ticket Price: $130.00 Read Eddie Tay’s Cha profile. Andrew Barker’s poetry was published in Issue #7 of Cha. Continue reading Around A Round Table | Eddie Tay and Andy Barker | 10 March

Cha contributors in The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2011

– Cha contributors Martin Alexander, Andy Barker, Viki Holmes, Wena Poon, Xu Xi, Louise Ho, Leung Ping-Kwan and our Reviews Editor Eddie Tay will be appearing in The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2011 (8-18 March). More details can be found here.– Read Martin’s “Smashing Up the Grand Piano” [and an analysis of the poem], Andrew’s “Welded to Reason by Brittle Metals” [and a review of his Snowblind from My Protective Colouring], Viki’s … Continue reading Cha contributors in The Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2011

one by one OUTLOUD 5 May

–––– one by one – one person: one poem ~ story ~ song… – the following poets/writers/artists will perform– agnes lam akin jeje andy barker blair reeve brian mulcahy yuen che-hung christian johnson zheng danyi dave mckirdy fanny-min becker chan fongie shoko fujioka gerard henry gillian bickley jason lee jessica yeung jonathan douglas kate rogers keon lee chung ling martin alexander mary jane newton michael … Continue reading one by one OUTLOUD 5 May