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 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

New updates on 6 Cha contributors: Patrick Donnelly, Mag Tan Yee Mei, Vinita Agrawal, Wendy Xu, Nicolette Wong and Dena Rash Guzman

Patrick Donnelly Patrick Donnelly‘s “In Which I Explain Why I Set the Fire” and “Poem Contradicting the Previous Poem” are now published in Plume. Read the poems here. There was no fire. There was never any fire. ||  Patrick Donnelly and Stephen D. Miller’s poetry was published in issue #8 of Cha. ***** Mag Tan Yee Mei and Vinita Agrawal  Mag Tan Yee Mei’s two stories “The Musician and the Muse” … Continue reading New updates on 6 Cha contributors: Patrick Donnelly, Mag Tan Yee Mei, Vinita Agrawal, Wendy Xu, Nicolette Wong and Dena Rash Guzman

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Ricky Garni, Dena Rash Guzman, Kaitlin Solimine, Greg Santos and W.F. Lantry

Ricky Garni  A ‘miniature’ by Ricky Garni titled “KO-AK” is now available in Ginger Piglet Magazine. As the man himself wisely writes, ‘That’s right. The sweet piglet is made of ginger.’ Don’t you want to smile to that? || Ricky Garni’s poetry was published in Issue #16 of Cha.  ***** Dena Rash Guzman Dena Rash Guzman‘s poem “checklist” is now available in Ink Node. define the short version of a long … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Ricky Garni, Dena Rash Guzman, Kaitlin Solimine, Greg Santos and W.F. Lantry

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Marc Vincenz, Maurice Oliver, W. F. Lantry, Todd Swift and Dena Rash Guzman

Marc Vincenz and Maurice Oliver The June 2012 issue of Eyesocket Journal, a monthly e-zine featuring poetry and photography/artwork and edited by former Cha contributor Maurice Oliver, is now out! Featured in this issue are four poems by Marc Vincenz, “Moon Trees, a Mouldering”, “Black Skies”, “The Uh-Huh” and “Barcelona B a c k h a n d”. || See Marc Vincenz’s Cha profile.  || Maurice Oliver’s poetry was published in issue … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Marc Vincenz, Maurice Oliver, W. F. Lantry, Todd Swift and Dena Rash Guzman

New updates on 3 Cha contributors: Robert E. Wood, Marc Vincenz and Dena Rash Guzman

Robert E. Wood Robert E. Wood’s poem “Breathless” is published in the May 2012 issue of Blue Fifth Review. ‘She has come to Paris to study art / and her own reflection.’  || See Robert E. Wood’s Cha profile. ***** Marc Vincenz Marc Vincenz’s poem “The Policeman Who Came to See You”, previously published in Prime Number Magazine, is now up at October Babies. What does the … Continue reading New updates on 3 Cha contributors: Robert E. Wood, Marc Vincenz and Dena Rash Guzman

New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Jennifer Wong, Greg Santos, Berit Ellingsen and Dena Rash Guzman

Jennifer Wong Jennifer Wong’s poem “Queen’s Pier Central” (originally published in her collection Summer Cicadas) is reprinted in Apple Daily, a Hong Kong Chinese-language newspaper (but the poem is in English!). The poem is published alongside an article on Jenny, who will be representing Hong Kong and reading her poetry at Poetry Parnassus (part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad). Read the poem and the article on … Continue reading New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Jennifer Wong, Greg Santos, Berit Ellingsen and Dena Rash Guzman

New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Marc Vincenz, Changming Yuan, Craig Santos Perez and Dena Rash Guzman

Marc Vincenz and Changming Yuan The new issue of Mad Hatters’ Review is now out! It is a tribute issue to Carol Novack (founder of MHR) and is edited by Cha contributor Marc Vincenz. The issue features 100+ writers, poets, artists, musicians and tightrope walkers as well as work by Carol that has never been seen before. Changming Yuan has two pieces (audio recordings) in the issue. || See … Continue reading New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Marc Vincenz, Changming Yuan, Craig Santos Perez and Dena Rash Guzman

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

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Dena Rash Guzman, Craig Santos Perez, Marc Vincenz, W.F. Lantry and Ocean Vuong

Dena Rash Guzman Read Dena Rash Guzman‘s poem “Bad Had God” in ink node. Dena Rash Guzman’s poetry was published in Issue #15 and Issue #16 of Cha. ***** Craig Santos Perez Craig Santos Perez‘s poem “Does Huam Suck?” is published in the latest issue of VOLT. This is a poem from Craig’s fourth, unwritten book.  Craig Santos Perez’s review was been published in issue #9 of Cha. ***** Marc Vincenz  Marc Vincenz’s … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Dena Rash Guzman, Craig Santos Perez, Marc Vincenz, W.F. Lantry and Ocean Vuong