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

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 4 Cha contributors: Kristine Ong Muslim, Ocean Vuong, W.F. Lantry and Alistair Noon

Kristine Ong Muslim Kristine Ong Muslim‘s story “Moonman” is now published in the April 2012 issue of Phantasmacore.  || Kristine Ong Muslim’s poetry was published in issue #9 of Cha and her poem “Preface to a Pornographer’s Dirty Book” is discussed here. ***** Ocean Vuong Ocean Vuong‘s poem “Despite Everything, My Dancers” is published in Issue #25 (The Generation Issue) of Hyphen. Read the poem here and learn more about the … Continue reading New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Kristine Ong Muslim, Ocean Vuong, W.F. Lantry and Alistair Noon

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Dena Rash Guzman, Craig Santos Perez, Marc Vincenz, W.F. Lantry and Ocean Vuong

Dena Rash Guzman Read Dena Rash Guzman‘s poem “Bad Had God” in ink node. Dena Rash Guzman’s poetry was published in Issue #15 and Issue #16 of Cha. ***** Craig Santos Perez Craig Santos Perez‘s poem “Does Huam Suck?” is published in the latest issue of VOLT. This is a poem from Craig’s fourth, unwritten book.  Craig Santos Perez’s review was been published in issue #9 of Cha. ***** Marc Vincenz  Marc Vincenz’s … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Dena Rash Guzman, Craig Santos Perez, Marc Vincenz, W.F. Lantry and Ocean Vuong

New updates on 3 Cha contributors: O Thiam Chin, Chris Galvin and Ocean Vuong

O Thiam Chin Congratulations to O Thiam Chin! His short story collection The Rest of Your Life and Everything that Comes with It, reviewed in the current issue of Cha, has been longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize (€25,000). Other longlisted writers include Don DeLillo, Jackie Kay and Joyce Carol Oates. You can see the full list here.  O Thiam Chin’s short story “Pebbles” was … Continue reading New updates on 3 Cha contributors: O Thiam Chin, Chris Galvin and Ocean Vuong

Ocean Vuong in Connotation Press

– Three new poems by Ocean Vuong, “My Brother’s Ghost Returns”, “Beginning Again” and “Getting it Wrong”, are now published in Connotation Press. Read these poems and an interview with Ocean by Mari L’Esperance here.–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.– Continue reading Ocean Vuong in Connotation Press

Ocean Vuong and the One Pause Poetry Project.

Ocean Vuong has three poems recorded for the One Pause Poetry Project. He read an original poem, a poem for children, and one from another poet (Ocean chose Linh Dinh’s “Borderless Body”). You can listen to the recordings here.  – 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. Continue reading Ocean Vuong and the One Pause Poetry Project.

Ocean Vuong’s interview in The Collagist

– Ocean Vuong’s poem “Acquired Immune Deficiency syndrome” was published in the November 2011 issue of The Collagist. There is now an interview with him about the poem here.  –– 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. –– Continue reading Ocean Vuong’s interview in The Collagist