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’s Best of the Net 2015 Nominations

We are happy to announce that the following pieces, selected from the September 2014, December 2014, March 2015 and June 2015 issues of Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, have been nominated by us for inclusion in Best of the Net Anthology 2015 (published by Sundress). Congratulations to these writers and good luck! P  O  E  T  R  Y || “WHERE ARE THE GANDERS?” by Daryl … Continue reading CHA’s Best of the Net 2015 Nominations

Cha – Call for Submissions – Issue 28 (June 2015)

due out in June 2015. – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for Issue 28, scheduled for publication in June 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 March 2015. Jenna Le (poetry) and Daryl Yam (prose) will act as guest editors and read the submissions with the editors … Continue reading Cha – Call for Submissions – Issue 28 (June 2015)

Cha’s 2015 Pushcart Nominations

We at Cha would like to announce our nominations for the 2015 Pushcart Prize: “Remember How the Night is Elsewhere Void in the Metamorphosis of Man” by B.B.P. Hosmillo (March 2014) “Where the Red Stone Crumbles” by Catherine Edmunds (March 2014) “Incident on Abiko Street “ by Mark Crimmins (March 2014) “高龗 (Takaokami) “ by Zachary Eller (June 2014) “WHERE ARE THE GANDERS? “ by … Continue reading Cha’s 2015 Pushcart Nominations

Cha "Void" Poetry Contest – winners

Thank you to all the poets who sent work to Cha‘s “Void” Poetry contest. Judges Daryl Yam and Tammy Ho Lai-Ming have selected the following eight poems as the finalists. Please scroll down to read the poets’ biographies and their commentaries on the poems as well as Yam’s comments on the winning pieces. All eight poems are published in Issue No. 23 (the belated Sixth … Continue reading Cha "Void" Poetry Contest – winners

Cha "Void" Poetry Contest – Shortlist

VOID – SHORTLIST A Cha Poetry contest We have now selected the fifteen short-listed poems for Cha‘s “Void” poetry contest. The finalists will be announced when the March 2014 issue of the journal (the belated Sixth Anniversary Issue) goes live.  We are currently accepting general submissions for the June 2014 issue.  Amit Shankar Saha, “Aphasia”  Arlene Yandug, “Coming Back to the Island” Ashley Dean, “Mirroring” … Continue reading Cha "Void" Poetry Contest – Shortlist

Cha "Void" Poetry Contest

VOID A Cha Poetry contest NEW: Shortlist (Friday 24 January 2014)NEW: Winners announced (Saturday 29 March 2014) This contest is run by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. It is for unpublished poems on the theme of “Void”.   Judges: Tammy Ho is a Hong Kong-born poet. She is a founding co-editor of Cha and the marketing director of Fleeting Books.  Daryl Yam is an aspiring writer of both … Continue reading Cha "Void" Poetry Contest

Cha’s 2013 Pushcart Nominations

We at Cha would like to announce our nominations for the 2012 Pushcart Prize: “Sonia Wants to Rent An Apartment” by José Manuel Sevilla (March 2012) “When I Was the Chinaman’s Granddaughter-In-Law” by Dena Rash Guzman (March 2012) “Winter Seclusion” by John Givens (June 2012) “Change Your Heart; Look Around You” by Daryl Yam (June 2012) “Huang Yong Ping” by Joshua Burns (September 2012) “Unpacking” … Continue reading Cha’s 2013 Pushcart Nominations

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