New updates on 7 Cha contributors: Ivy Alvarez, Bob Bradshaw, Arjun Rajendran, Kaitlin Solimine, W.F. Lantry, Murli Melwani and Ricky Garni

Ivy Alvarez “Tumbling”, a poem by Ivy Alvarez, is now available in the August/September edition of Our Own Voice.  || See Ivy Alvarez’s Cha profile.  ***** Bob Bradshaw and Arjun Rajendran Bob Bradshaw’s poem “Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear” and Arjun Rajendran’s poem “First Day at a New School” are now publsihed in the August 2012 issue of Red River Review.  || Read Bob Bradshaw’s Cha profile. || Arjun Rajendran’s poetry … Continue reading New updates on 7 Cha contributors: Ivy Alvarez, Bob Bradshaw, Arjun Rajendran, Kaitlin Solimine, W.F. Lantry, Murli Melwani and Ricky Garni

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 6 Cha contributors: Kristine Ong Muslim, Sridala Swami, Sumana Roy, Nabina Das, Anindita Sengupta and Ivy Alvarez

Kristine Ong Muslim Kristine Ong Muslim‘s new collection of prose poetry and ekphrastic flash fiction We Bury the Landscape is now available for pre-ordering. Learn more about the book here. Kristine Ong Muslim’s poetry was published in issue #9 of Cha and her poem “Preface to a Pornographer’s Dirty Book” is discussed here. ***** Sridala Swami, Sumana Roy, Nabina Das and Anindita Sengupta The Spring 2012 issue of pyrta is now live … Continue reading New updates on 6 Cha contributors: Kristine Ong Muslim, Sridala Swami, Sumana Roy, Nabina Das, Anindita Sengupta and Ivy Alvarez

Cha – Call for Submissions – Issue #18 (September 2012)

-[click– due out in September 2012. – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for its September 2012 issue (Issue # 18). 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, 2012. Former contributors Ivy Alvarez (poetry) and Berit Ellingsen (prose) will act as guest editors and read the submissions with co-editors Tammy Ho and … Continue reading Cha – Call for Submissions – Issue #18 (September 2012)

Ivy Alvarez and Luisa A. Igloria in Fire On Her Tongue

– Cha contributors Ivy Alvarez and Luisa A. Igloria have works in Fire On Her Tongue: An eBook Anthology of Contemporary Women’s Poetry, edited by Kelli Russell Agodon and Annette Spaulding-Convy. Ivy’s poems are “What Vivien Leigh Dropped” and “What Rita Hayworth Threw Away” and Luisa’s poems are “Forager”, Despedida de Soltera”, “Speaking Of____” and “Consonance”. Learn more about the anthology and purchase a copy … Continue reading Ivy Alvarez and Luisa A. Igloria in Fire On Her Tongue