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

Cha’s March 2013 Issue (#20) Launch Reading at AWP

There will be a launch reading for the March 2013 issue of Cha: An Asian Literary Journal at AWP. The event will be hosted by guest editors Kaitlin Solimine and Marc Vincenz and co-hosted by the Fairbank Center forChinese Studies at Harvard University. Feature readings by past and current Cha contributors Eleanor Goodman, Bill Lantry, Kim Liao, Mai Mang (Yibing Huang), Tracy Slater, Marc Vincenz, and Nicholas YB Wong.  [Facebook event page] Continue reading Cha’s March 2013 Issue (#20) Launch Reading at AWP

World Voices: Eddie Tay | 11 August 2011

Links:The Arts HouseFacebook event page “ Is there space for poetry in the mental life of people in Singapore and Hong Kong? How does one survive and thrive in these two ultra-modern, pragmatic and cosmopolitan cities and stay true to one’s artistic calling? How does one balance the contemplative, aesthetic and hermit- like endeavours of a poet with globalised Asian environments that celebrate business, busy-ness, … Continue reading World Voices: Eddie Tay | 11 August 2011

Mani Rao reads | 17 June 2011

Reading on June 17 Toto Funds the Arts is delighted to invite you to a reading by poet and author Mani Rao of her radical, literary translation of the Bhagavad Gita She will be in conversation with Arshia Sattar Venue: Crossword Bookstore, ACR Towers, Ground Floor, 32 Residency Road, Bangalore – 1 Date and time: Friday, 17 June 2011 at 6.30 pm In this bold, … Continue reading Mani Rao reads | 17 June 2011

Into East River(s): Chinese / American Artists and Asian American Poets

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2011 Time: 4PM to 8PM Place: 25 West 43rd Street, 19th Floorbetween 5th & 6th Avenues, Manhattan Free Admission – Limited Space, Registration RequiredTo register, please call 212-869-0182.  For thousands of years, rivers – both East and West – have been used as a source of food and drinking, for energy, and for navigation. Culturally and politically, rivers have also been used to delineate the … Continue reading Into East River(s): Chinese / American Artists and Asian American Poets

The launch of Greg Santos’s THE EMPEROR’S SOFA | April 29, 2011

Greg Santos’s The Emperor’s Sofa (DC Books) is being launched in Montreal on April 29th at The Blue Metropolis Festival. Greg will be reading from the collection and four other DC Books authors will also be reading and launching their books. now up, with online ordering possibilities. More information about the launch HERE. – – Greg Santos’s poetry was published in issue #10 of Cha. – – Continue reading The launch of Greg Santos’s THE EMPEROR’S SOFA | April 29, 2011

Asian Content for the World’s Children | 26-28 May 2011

–From their website:– Theme: Connecting With Connected Kids Once upon a cyberspace, children explored the world through libraries, bedtime tales and story books. Books are still around, but they are looking different. As technology puts media access into children’s pockets and bedrooms, how do content makers stay connected with connected kids? Get the answers at The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) in Singapore from 26 … Continue reading Asian Content for the World’s Children | 26-28 May 2011