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 – Call for Submissions – Issue 29 (September 2015)

due out in September 2015. – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for Issue 29, scheduled for publication in September 2015. 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 2015. Marc Vincenz (poetry) and David William Hill (prose) will act as guest editors and read the submissions with the … Continue reading Cha – Call for Submissions – Issue 29 (September 2015)

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

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Nicholas Y.B. Wong, Marc Vincenz, Berit Ellingsen, W.F. Lantry and Murli Melwani

Nicholas Y.B. Wong Nicholas Y.B. Wong‘s poem “Common” and its Chinese translation are now published in the Fall 2012 issue of The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review. || Read Nicholas Y.B. Wong’s Cha’s profile here. ***** Marc Vincenz Marc Vincenz’s poem “Similar” can now be read on October Babies. and trees whisper pheromones,  || Read Marc Vincenz’s Cha profile.    ***** Berit Ellingsen Berit Ellingsen‘s “How These Games Work” is featured in … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Nicholas Y.B. Wong, Marc Vincenz, Berit Ellingsen, W.F. Lantry and Murli Melwani

Cha "The Past" Poetry Contest – finalists

Thank you to all the poets who sent work to Cha‘s “The Past” Poetry contest. In just one month, we received 440 highly accomplished submissions. Judges Marc Vincenz and Tammy Ho have selected the following seven poems as the finalists. Please scroll down to read the poets’ biographies and their commentaries on the poems. All seven poems will be published in Issue #18 of the … Continue reading Cha "The Past" Poetry Contest – finalists

Cha – Call for Submissions – Issue #20 (March 2013)

due out in March 2013. – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for Issue # 20, scheduled for publication in March 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 December, 2012. Marc Vincenz and Kaitlin Solimine will act as guest editors and read the submissions with the editors. Please contact … Continue reading Cha – Call for Submissions – Issue #20 (March 2013)

Cha "The Past" Poetry Contest – 9 short-listed poems

We have now selected the nine short-listed poems for “The Past” poetry contest. The finalists will be announced when the September 2012 issue of Cha goes live. || “Letter to Queen Victoria from Hong Kong, 2012” by Michael Gray || “The History of Chinese Painting and the History of Modern Western Art” by Joshua Burns || “Sapphics for Hue” by Ken Turner || “The Gunner Speaks … Continue reading Cha "The Past" Poetry Contest – 9 short-listed poems

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Ocean Vuong, Nicholas Y.B. Wong, Ricky Garni, Marc Vincenz and Eddie Tay

Ocean Vuong Ocean Vuong‘s poem “Prayer for the Newly Damned” is now published in the September/October 2012 issue of the American Poetry Review.   || Ocean Vuong’s poem “Paramour” was published in issue#10 of Cha; the poem has been nominated for inclusion in Best of the Net Anthology 2010.   ***** Nicholas Y.B. Wong Nicholas Y.B. Wong‘s “Privilege of Morning” is included in the latest edition of the Notre Dame Review. … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Ocean Vuong, Nicholas Y.B. Wong, Ricky Garni, Marc Vincenz and Eddie Tay

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Ricky Garni, Nicholas Y.B. Wong, W.F. Lantry, Marc Vincenz and Kristine Ong Muslim

Ricky Garni Ricky Garni’s delightful poem “Wednesday”, first published in his collection The Eternal Journals of Crispy Flotilla, is now reprinted in the newly-designed Reprint Poetry.   ||  Ricky Garni’s poem “Literal Translation of Korean Ideograms” was published in Issue #16 of Cha and creatively responded on A Cup of Fine Tea. Ricky has a poem forthcoming in the September 2012 issue of the journal.   ***** Nicholas Y.B. Wong reNicholas Y.B. … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Ricky Garni, Nicholas Y.B. Wong, W.F. Lantry, Marc Vincenz and Kristine Ong Muslim

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Nicolette Wong, Bob Bradshaw, John McKernan, Marc Vincenz and W.F. Lantry

Nicolette Wong Nicolette Wong‘s four prose poems, “The Glassblower”, “Hinamatsuri”, “Treehouse” and “Pith”, are published in Escape Into Life. Read them here. || Nicolette Wong’s short stories were published in Issue #1 and Issue #6 of Cha. –   ***** Bob Bradshaw Bob Bradshaw’s poem “Soon”, previously published in Mannequin Envy, is now available in Reprint Poetry. The poem describes a haunting picnic experience and contains this very lovely line: … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Nicolette Wong, Bob Bradshaw, John McKernan, Marc Vincenz and W.F. Lantry