Cha — “Writing Hong Kong” — Calling for Review Copies

As most readers of Cha: An Asian Literary Journal will know, 1 July 2017 will mark the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China. This year also happens to be the tenth anniversary of our publication. And so while we are immensely proud of the work from and about Asia we normally publish, we felt that to commemorate these two events it was time … Continue reading Cha — “Writing Hong Kong” — Calling for Review Copies

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 — Issue 35 (March 2017)

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for Issue 35, scheduled for publication in March 2017. 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 2016. Ankur Agarawal (poetry) and Michael Gray (prose) will act as guest editors and read the submissions with the editors Tamara Ho and Jeff Zroback. … Continue reading Cha — Call for Submissions — Issue 35 (March 2017)

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 — Issue 33 (September 2016)

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for Issue 33, scheduled for publication in September 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 June 2016. Dorothy Chan (poetry) and Reid Mitchell (prose) will act as guest editors and read the submissions with the editors Tamara Ho … Continue reading Cha — Call for Submissions — Issue 33 (September 2016)

Cha — Call for Submissions — Issue 32 (June 2016)

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for Issue 32, scheduled for publication in June 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 March 2016. B.B.P. Hosmillo (poetry) and Mag Tan (prose) will act as guest editors and read the submissions with the editors Tamara Ho … Continue reading Cha — Call for Submissions — Issue 32 (June 2016)

CHA Issue #24 goes live

Click HERE to read the June 2014 issue of Cha. .   . The June 2014 Issue of Cha is here. We would like to thank guest editors Michael Gray (poetry), Royston Tester (prose) and Reid Mitchell (prose) for reading the submissions with us and helping us put together this edition. We would also like to thank Eddie Tay for a fine selection of book reviews. The issue includes an editorial by Tammy Ho Lai-Ming titled “A Touch … Continue reading CHA Issue #24 goes live

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS — "THE ANCIENT ASIA ISSUE"

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now accepting submissions for “The Ancient Asia Issue,” an edition of the journal devoted exclusively to work from and about Asia before the mid-nineteenth century. From the beginning of the twentieth century, ancient Asia has contributed to the rebirth and re-imaginations of modern literatures, not only in English (from Ezra Pound to Gary Snyder) but in other western languages … Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS — "THE ANCIENT ASIA ISSUE"

Eddie Tay’s The Mental Life of Cities wins Singapore Literature Prize

Congratulations to Cha‘s Reviews Editor Eddie Tay! His bilingual poetry collection, The Mental Life of Cities (Chameleon Press) is named a winner of the 2012 Singapore Literature Prize! The 2012 Singapore Literature Prize recognises and honours Singaporean fiction books in each of the four languages – English, Mandarin Malay, and Tamil. Eddie’s poetry collection is the winner in the English category and he takes home SGD10,000 and … Continue reading Eddie Tay’s The Mental Life of Cities wins Singapore Literature Prize

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Ocean Vuong, Nicholas Y.B. Wong, Ricky Garni, Marc Vincenz and Eddie Tay

Ocean Vuong Ocean Vuong‘s poem “Prayer for the Newly Damned” is now published in the September/October 2012 issue of the American Poetry Review.   || Ocean Vuong’s poem “Paramour” was published in issue#10 of Cha; the poem has been nominated for inclusion in Best of the Net Anthology 2010.   ***** Nicholas Y.B. Wong Nicholas Y.B. Wong‘s “Privilege of Morning” is included in the latest edition of the Notre Dame Review. … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Ocean Vuong, Nicholas Y.B. Wong, Ricky Garni, Marc Vincenz and Eddie Tay