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

Cha "Encountering" Poetry Contest – 20 long-listed poems

Thank you to everyone who has submitted work to Cha: An Asian Literary Journal‘s “Encountering” poetry contest. Judges Arthur Leung and Tammy Ho have now selected the following twenty long-listed poems. The short list will be released on Friday 10 February 2012. The six winning poems will be announced on Wednesday 15 February and published in the February/March 2012 issue of Cha. Reunion | Aditi Rao On … Continue reading Cha "Encountering" Poetry Contest – 20 long-listed poems

Poetry OutLoud Hong Kong | Thursday 3 November 2011

[click the poster to enlarge] – DATE: 3 Nov 2011 (Thursday) TIME: 8:00pm – 9:30pm VENUE: Fotogalarie, 2/F, Fringe Club, 2nd Lower Albert Road, Central Host: Mr. David McKirdy (Poetry OutLoud) Reciters:  All  visiting writers (from Hong Kong Baptist University’s International Writers Workshop)  Local writers (from Poetry OutLoud Hong Kong) Cha contributors Zhai Yaoming (visiting writer) Ms. Zhai Yongming is not able to come to Hong Kong  and Arthur Leung (local … Continue reading Poetry OutLoud Hong Kong | Thursday 3 November 2011

Cha "Encountering" Poetry Contest

[Click the above image to enlarge] UPDATE: 20 long-listed poems were announced on 4 February 2012. [Link] UPDATE: 12 short-listed poems were announced on 10 February 2012. [Link] UPDATE: 7 finalists were announced on 15 February 2012. [Link] Description: This contest is run by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. It is for unpublished poems in English language (or poems translated into English) on the theme of … Continue reading Cha "Encountering" Poetry Contest

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal – Call for Submissions

– DEADLINE: 15 December, 2010. Midnight, wherever you are. – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for its February 2011 issue (Issue 13). Please send in (preferably Asian-themed) poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, reviews, photography & art for consideration. Submission guidelines can be found here. Deadline: 15 December, 2010. Cha consulting editor Reid Mitchell (prose) and award-winning poet Arthur Leung (poetry) will act as guest editors and … Continue reading Cha: An Asian Literary Journal – Call for Submissions

Cha contributors at the Hong Kong Literature Festival

– Cha contributors Arthur Leung, Agnes Lam and Viki Holmes will be performing at the 8th Hong Kong Literature Festival. They will read their favourite poems and share their writing experience. Date: 8 July 2010 (Thu)Time: 6:00-7:30pmVenue: Activity Room 1, Hong Kong Central LibraryMore information here. Read Arthur Leung’s Cha profile here. Anges Lam’s poetry has been published in issue #2 of Cha. Viki Holmes’s … Continue reading Cha contributors at the Hong Kong Literature Festival

CHA contributors in Mascara Literary Review 6

The sixth issue of Mascara Literary Review has now been launched and it features poetry by Cha contributors Jennifer Wong, Arthur Leung and Priyadarshi Patnaik. Read Arthur’s “Kiss of the Moon” and “Angler Fish Sashimi” here; read Jennifer’s “Myth”, “I Remember” and “Knack” here and read Priyadarshi Patnaik’s “My Daughter’s Shadow”, “Night at Jagannatha Temple” and “The Song” here. Jennifer Wong’s poem “Companions” was published in issue … Continue reading CHA contributors in Mascara Literary Review 6

FIFTY-FIFTY Relaunch Event at Pacific Coffee

(More information here.) Fifty-Fifty, the anthology edited by Xu Xi and published by Haven Books (Hong Kong), will be relaunched with a new cover. To celebrate Haven Books has teamed up with Pacific Coffee to bring the anthology to the general public at a “Meet the Authors” event held on two dates in September 2009: first in Central and two weeks later in Tsim Sha … Continue reading FIFTY-FIFTY Relaunch Event at Pacific Coffee

CHA contributors in QLRS

Asian Cha contributors Arthur Leung, Cyril Wong and Lee Yew Leong each has poems published in the April 2009 issue of Quarterly Literary Review Singapore. Read Arthur’s poems “Rumours” and “Mahjong Table Conversation“, Cyril’s “Landscape” and Yew Leong’s “Stopped Car” in the new issue of QLRS. The poetry editor of QLRS is Toh Hsien Min, also an Asian Cha contributor. Read Arthur Leung’s Cha profile. … Continue reading CHA contributors in QLRS