Announcing “Cha Reading Series”

Cha Reading Series takes the online journal out into the physical world. It brings together poets, writers, translators and artists who are in some way or other affiliated with Cha. This will take place in rooms, lecture halls, on park benches, in front of a billboard, next to a window scratched by tree branches. They will read their work informally, or seriously. They will discuss … Continue reading Announcing “Cha Reading Series”

#WRITERSRESIST in Hong Kong — Readers

Find out more about #WRITERSRESIST in Hong Kong by clicking here. Runyu Huang 黃潤宇,青年寫作者,江蘇無錫人,現於香港就讀。寫詩寫文,作品偶見於香港媒體、藝文刊物如《明報·世紀版》、《字花》等。 Akin Jeje, originally from Canada, now lives in Hong Kong. His works have been published and featured in Canada and Hong Kong. His poetry collection Smoked Pearl was a semi-finalist for the 2009 International Proverse Prize, and published by Proverse Hong Kong in 2010. Jeje’s most recent publication was in issue … Continue reading #WRITERSRESIST in Hong Kong — Readers

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Xu Xi, Kirpal Singh, Ira Sukrungruang, Eleanor Goodman and Mia Ayumi Malhotra

Xu Xi, Kirpal Singh and Ira Sukrungruang  Writers from all over the world are coming to Hong Kong for the City University MFA summer residency. If you are in the city this month (21-28 July), make sure to come to hear the readings and lectures. Speakers include Cha contributors Xu Xi (director of the CityU MFA), Kirpal Singh and Ira Sukrungruang. Full details here. || Xu Xi’s … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Xu Xi, Kirpal Singh, Ira Sukrungruang, Eleanor Goodman and Mia Ayumi Malhotra

New books by Madeleine Marie Slavick and Leung Ping-kwan

Madeleine Marie Slavick’s Fifty Stories Fifty Images [click the image to enlarge] Fifty Stories Fifty Images, Madeleine Marie Slavick’s new book published by MCCM Creations, is a collection of prose and photography. It presents insects and high rises, dentists and trees, laughter and abstractions, and the poetry, poverty and generosity of Madeleine’s beloved city, Hong Kong. In late April and the first half of May, Madeleine will … Continue reading New books by Madeleine Marie Slavick and Leung Ping-kwan

Kate Rogers’s City of Stairs

The March 2012 Hong Kong Poetry OutLoud event will be devoted to a book launch: the debut of Canadian poet Kate Rogers’s second collection, City of Stairs, courtesy of Haven Books and the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. For this extra-special evening Outloud will take place in the FRINGE CLUB STUDIO THEATRE, 8pm, Wednesday 7th March 2012, and Viki Holmes will be the MC. The first set … Continue reading Kate Rogers’s City of Stairs

Kate Rogers’s City of Stairs

The March 2012 Hong Kong Poetry OutLoud event will be devoted to a book launch: the debut of Canadian poet Kate Rogers’s second collection, City of Stairs, courtesy of Haven Books and the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. For this extra-special evening Outloud will take place in the FRINGE CLUB STUDIO THEATRE, 8pm, Wednesday 7th March 2012, and Viki Holmes will be the MC. The first set … Continue reading Kate Rogers’s City of Stairs

Poetry OutLoud Hong Kong | Thursday 3 November 2011

[click the poster to enlarge] – DATE: 3 Nov 2011 (Thursday) TIME: 8:00pm – 9:30pm VENUE: Fotogalarie, 2/F, Fringe Club, 2nd Lower Albert Road, Central Host: Mr. David McKirdy (Poetry OutLoud) Reciters:  All  visiting writers (from Hong Kong Baptist University’s International Writers Workshop)  Local writers (from Poetry OutLoud Hong Kong) Cha contributors Zhai Yaoming (visiting writer) Ms. Zhai Yongming is not able to come to Hong Kong  and Arthur Leung (local … Continue reading Poetry OutLoud Hong Kong | Thursday 3 November 2011

Xi Chuan at the International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong | 10-13 November

Xi Chuan, whose poetry was published in “The China Issue” of Cha (translated from the Chinese by Lucas Klein), will be reading at the International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong (November 10-13, 2011). Xi Chuan will be joining nine other Chinese-language poets from the Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong as well as ten international poets, including Carolyn D. Wright, Tomaž Šalamun and Paul Muldoon. (See … Continue reading Xi Chuan at the International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong | 10-13 November

Poetry OutLoud features Mary-Jane Newton | Wednesday 4th May 2011

[click image to enlarge] Mary-Jane Newton’s new poetry collection Of Symbols Misused will feature, and there will also be an open mic session. Please email PoetryOutloud@gmail.com if you’d like a slot. Gauri Naurain will MC. ::::: Author’s bio: Mary-Jane Newton was born in India and grew up in Germany. She is the author of a collection of poetry, Of Symbols Misused (Proverse Hong Kong, 2011) and … Continue reading Poetry OutLoud features Mary-Jane Newton | Wednesday 4th May 2011

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