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 – Call for Submissions – Ninth Anniversary Issue (December 2016)

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for the Ninth Anniversary Issue, scheduled for publication in December 2016. Please send in (preferably Asian-themed) poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, reviews, photography & art for consideration. Submission guidelines can be found here. Deadline: 15 September 2016. Arthur Leung (poetry) and Royston Tester (prose) will act as guest editors and read the submissions with the editors … Continue reading Cha – Call for Submissions – Ninth Anniversary Issue (December 2016)

Cha – Call for Submissions – Eighth Anniversary Issue (December 2015)

due out in December 2015. – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for the Eighth Anniversary Issue, scheduled for publication in December 2015. Please send in (preferably Asian-themed) poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, reviews, photography & art for consideration. Submission guidelines can be found here. Deadline: 15 September 2015.. Arthur Leung (poetry) and Royston Tester (prose) will act as guest editors and read the submissions … Continue reading Cha – Call for Submissions – Eighth Anniversary Issue (December 2015)

Cha – Call for Submissions – Seventh Anniversary Issue (December 2014)

due out in December 2014. – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for the Seventh Anniversary Issue, scheduled for publication in December 2014. Please send in (preferably Asian-themed) poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, reviews, photography & art for consideration. Submission guidelines can be found here. Deadline: 15 September, 2014. Arthur Leung (poetry) and Royston Tester (prose) will act as guest editors and read the submissions with … Continue reading Cha – Call for Submissions – Seventh Anniversary Issue (December 2014)

Cha – Call for Submissions – Sixth Anniversary Issue (March 2014)

due out in March 2014. – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for the Sixth Anniversary Issue, scheduled for publication in March 2014. Please send in (preferably Asian-themed) poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, reviews, photography & art for consideration. Submission guidelines can be found here. Deadline: 1 September, 2013 15 September 2013. Arthur Leung (poetry) and Royston Tester (prose) will act as guest editors and read … Continue reading Cha – Call for Submissions – Sixth Anniversary Issue (March 2014)

CHA’s Best of the Net 2012 Nominations

We are happy to announce that the following pieces of work, selected from the July 2011, November 2011, March 2012 and June 2012 issues of Cha, have been nominated by us for inclusion in Best of the Net Anthology 2012 (published by Sundress). Congratulations to these writers and good luck! || Arthur Leung, “Earthen Houses” (issue #14, July 2011) || Read an analysis of the poem here || || Robert … Continue reading CHA’s Best of the Net 2012 Nominations

Cha – Call for Submissions – Fifth Anniversary Issue (December 2012)

[click image to enlarge] due out in December 2012. – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for its Fifth Anniversary Issue (Issue # 19). Please send in (preferably Asian-themed) poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, reviews, photography & art for consideration. Submission guidelines can be found here. Deadline: 15 September, 2012. Cha Associate Editors Arthur Leung (poetry) and Royston Tester (prose) will act as guest editors and read the submissions with … Continue reading Cha – Call for Submissions – Fifth Anniversary Issue (December 2012)

Updates on 8 contributors: Arthur Leung, Daryl Yam, Cyril Wong, Ivy Alvarez, Marc Vincenz, Rumjhum Biswas, Dena Rash Guzman and Kristine Ong Muslim

Arthur Leung, Daryl Yam and Cyril Wong The new issue of Quarterly Literary Review Singapore is now available! Read Arthur Leung’s “Chicken Rice in Singapore” (a reinterpretation of Leung Ping-kwan’s Chinese poem), Daryl Yam’s stories “It’s Not Valid” and “Love Is A Killer” and Cyril Wong’s regular column, Acid Tongue – this time the topic is “More things wrong in American poetry”. There is also a review of … Continue reading Updates on 8 contributors: Arthur Leung, Daryl Yam, Cyril Wong, Ivy Alvarez, Marc Vincenz, Rumjhum Biswas, Dena Rash Guzman and Kristine Ong Muslim

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

Cha "Encountering" Poetry Contest – 12 short-listed poems

We have now selected the twelve short-listed poems for the “Encountering” poetry contest. The finalists will be announced on Wednesday 15 February. || “Reunion” by Aditi Rao || “On Encountering Jean-Claude Van Damn” by Andrew Barker || “Aporia” by Arlene Yandug || “Two Girls Very Small” by Daniel A. Nicholls || “Cadaver on Bloor St.” by David B. Huebert || “When I Was the Chinaman’s Granddaughter-In-Law” by Dena Guzman|| “Sonia Wants to Rent an Apartment” by Jose Manuel Sevilla || “Sample 70215, 84″ by R. Joseph … Continue reading Cha "Encountering" Poetry Contest – 12 short-listed poems