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 "Hong Kong" Poetry Contest

Hong Kong A Cha Poetry contest This December, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal will turn eight years old. To mark the occasion, we are running a poetry contest that focuses unashamedly on the city that the journal calls home—Hong Kong. Send us poems that describe, praise, critique, interrogate, eulogise or curse Hong Kong and its history, grievances, politics, people, places, faces, traces. Rules: Each poet … Continue reading Cha "Hong Kong" Poetry Contest

Cha "Reconciliation" Poetry Contest – 8 winning poems

Reconciliation A Cha Poetry contest This contest is run by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. It is for unpublished poems on the theme of “Reconciliation”.   We have selected the following eight winning poems, which will all be published in the Seventh Anniversary Issue of Cha, due out in late December 2014 or early January 2015.  // Naveed Alam, “Wagah-Atari”// L.S. Bassen, “Aunt Esther” // Manjiri … Continue reading Cha "Reconciliation" Poetry Contest – 8 winning poems

Cha "Reconciliation" Poetry Contest

Reconciliation A Cha Poetry contest This contest is run by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. It is for unpublished poems on the theme of “Reconciliation”.  ::: UPDATE: Read the winning poems HERE. ::: Judges: Tammy Ho Lai-Ming is a Hong Kong-born poet. She is a founding co-editor of Cha.  Jason Eng Hun Lee has been published in a number of journals and he has been a … Continue reading Cha "Reconciliation" Poetry Contest

Cha – Call for Submissions – Issue #21 (May/June 2013)

due out in May/June 2013. – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for Issue # 21, scheduled for publication in May/June 2013. 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, 2013. Jason Lee and Cha‘s consulting editor Reid Mitchell will act as guest editors and read the submissions with the editors. … Continue reading Cha – Call for Submissions – Issue #21 (May/June 2013)

New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Christopher Leibow, Nicholas Y.B. Wong, Kaitlin Solimine and Jason Lee

Christopher Anthony Leibow Christopher Anthony Leibow‘s “I will draw two ravens” (in five poems) is now available in Reprint Poetry, a new publication which is interested in resurrecting previously published poetry. || Christopher Anthony Leibow’s artwork is forthcoming in the June 2012 issue of Cha. ***** Nicholas Y.B. Wong and Kaitlin Solimine  Nicholas Y.B. Wong‘s poems “An Incredibly Brief Morning Directory to the City” (pp. 52-53) … Continue reading New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Christopher Leibow, Nicholas Y.B. Wong, Kaitlin Solimine and Jason Lee

Poetry Jam | Hong Kong International Literary Festival | Friday 11 March

– Poetry doesn’t get better than this! “Visiting and local poets read their own and others’ work in a sticky, noisy and unpredictable mix, ring-mistressed by Viki Holmes. Ticket price includes a $30 drinks voucher redeemable at the door.” Friday, 11 March 2011 Poetry Jam 19:30 – 21:30 Fringe Club This Friday, if you are in Hong Kong, you should attend Poetry Jam, an evening … Continue reading Poetry Jam | Hong Kong International Literary Festival | Friday 11 March

Three Cha contributors named finalists for the 2010 HKU Poetry Prize

– We are very pleased to announce that Cha contributors W.F. Lantry (Jewel Tones), Jason Lee (Beds in the East and Other Poems) and Ling Hoi Ching (A Seed and a Plant) are three of the five finalists for the inaugural HKU Poetry Prize. Congratulations! John Medeiros (brothers, keepers & dna) is also a finalist and the winner for the competition is Kit Fan (Paper Scissors Stone). To learn … Continue reading Three Cha contributors named finalists for the 2010 HKU Poetry Prize

Jazzetry at Peel Fresco

Time: 26 October · 07:30 – 14:00Location: Peel Fresco Lounge, Peel Street, Hong Kong Enjoy an evening of poetry and jazz with poets from the International Writers Workshop and some of the best Hong Kong-based writers, including Kate Rogers, Nicole Wong, Adam Radford and Jason Lee. Mark Peter provides musical accompaniment, Viki Holmes MCs. – See the event Facebook page here. – – Kate Rogers’ … Continue reading Jazzetry at Peel Fresco

CHA contributors in QLRS

Read Jason Lee’s poems “Kinabatangan” and “Rafflesia“; Yew Leong Lee’s essay “I’ll Tell You One Day“; and Cyril Wong’s “The Trouble with Billy Collins” in the July 2010 issue of Quarterly Literary Review Singapore. – Toh Hsien Min comments on Jason’s poems: “We have two very good poems from Jason Lee, one of which I had previously felt pained to decline but the improvement in … Continue reading CHA contributors in QLRS