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’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: 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

Nicholas YB Wong’s Cities of Sameness

– Nicholas YB Wong‘s first full collection of poetry, Cities of Sameness, published by Desperanto, is now available both in print and in Kindle version. Learn more about the book here. “Cities of Sameness is Nicholas YB Wong’s first candid attempt in merging an Asian voice with American poetics. Poems in the book defy the heterosexual ideal of loves and desires and explore current issues … Continue reading Nicholas YB Wong’s Cities of Sameness

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

FIFTY-FIFTY Relaunch Event at Pacific Coffee

(More information here.) Fifty-Fifty, the anthology edited by Xu Xi and published by Haven Books (Hong Kong), will be relaunched with a new cover. To celebrate Haven Books has teamed up with Pacific Coffee to bring the anthology to the general public at a “Meet the Authors” event held on two dates in September 2009: first in Central and two weeks later in Tsim Sha … Continue reading FIFTY-FIFTY Relaunch Event at Pacific Coffee