. The “Writing Japan” Issue of Cha is now available. We would like to thank James Shea and Kyoko Yoshida for reading the submissions with us and helping us put together the new edition. We would also like to thank Eddie Tay for another great selection of reviews. The editorial, “On Writing Japan,” is by Shea and Yoshida. The following writers/artists have generously allowed us … Continue reading Issue #36 (“Writing Japan” Issue) of Cha is HERE.
One of the pleasures of putting together this issue was seeing the rich interpretation of our theme. “Writing Japan” is not simply a matter of a Japanese writer in Japan writing in Japanese for a Japanese audience. Its scope is much more complex, as evidenced by the writers we’ve included. Nori Nakagami, for example, was born in Japan, but attended high school and university in … Continue reading “On Writing Japan” – ASIAN CHA Issue 36 Editorial
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now accepting submissions for “Writing Japan,” an edition of the journal devoted to work from and/or about Japan. Our special issue “Writing Japan” encompasses writing from and/or about Japan, broadly imagined. We hope to feature work by Japanese writers and non-Japanese writers writing in relation to Japan, as well as work that challenges fixed ideas about Japanese identity and … Continue reading Cha — Call for Submissions — “Writing Japan” Issue (June 2017)