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

Best of the Net 2011 Nominations

––We are happy to announce that the following pieces of work have been nominated by Cha for inclusion in Best of the Net Anthology 2011, published by Sundress. Congratulations to these writers and good luck! –– –Poetry– =W.F. Lantry, “Rainbow Bridge” (issue #12, September 2010) – =Phill Provance, “St. Petersburg Has Many Churches” Read an analysis of the poem here.(issue #12, September 2010) – =Rumjhum Biswas, “Bones” … Continue reading Best of the Net 2011 Nominations

Phill Provance’s The Day the Sun Rolled Out of the Sky

– CGP 24: The Day the Sun Rolled Out of the Sky by Phill Provance  (28 pp. Saddle-Stitched. B&w illus. by Christopher Schmidt) $7 ppd. From the Cy Gist Press website: In his debut collection, Andalucian dog Phill Provance weds humor and pathos. The speaker of The Day the Sun Rolled Out of the Sky is not so much an anti-hero as a secret identity viewed with precision … Continue reading Phill Provance’s The Day the Sun Rolled Out of the Sky

Phill Provance reads at the River Read Reading Series

–Phill Provance will be reading at the River Read Reading Series on 9 January 2011. Check out the details here.  – Phill Provance’s poems were published in issue #12 of Cha. His poem “St. Petersberg Has Many Churches” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize 2010 and discussed here. –– Continue reading Phill Provance reads at the River Read Reading Series

Phill Provance joins Danse Macabre as Associate Editor

– Phill Provance has now joined the Danse Macabre editorial team in the role of Associate Editor. Check out the publication here.  – – Phill Provance’s poems were published in issue #12 of Cha. His poem “St. Petersberg Has Many Churches” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize 2010 and discussed here. –-= Continue reading Phill Provance joins Danse Macabre as Associate Editor

Phill Provance reads (13th November 2010)

Phill Provance will be giving a poetry reading on Saturday 13th November, 2010 at 7 p.m. at Shelton Walsmith’s stuido. More information here. – Phill Provance’s poems were published in issue #12 of Cha. His poem “St. Petersberg Has Many Churches” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize 2010. – – Continue reading Phill Provance reads (13th November 2010)

Lantern Review reviews CHA: AN ASIAN LITERARY JOURNAL, ISSUE 12

– Henry W. Leung, reviewer for Lantern Review, has written an extensive review of the current edition of Cha (Issue #12); the review is now available on the LR blog. Henry emphasises, among other things, the Asian-themed poetry (‘Most of the poems in this issue fit the “Asian” label easily enough[.]’) and the translations (‘I laud Cha for being international and diglossic, because the presence—or shadow—of … Continue reading Lantern Review reviews CHA: AN ASIAN LITERARY JOURNAL, ISSUE 12

2011 Pushcart Nominations – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal

We are very pleased to announce Cha‘s nominations for the Pushcart Prize 2011. The sixth nominee was selected based on readers’ voting through email and on this blog.  1) Eddie Tay, “Night Thoughts” Read an analysis of this poem. (Issue #12, September 2010) 2) Phill Provance, “St. Petersburg Has Many Churches” Read an analysis of this poem. (Issue #12, September 2010) 3) Rosanna Oh, “Etude” (issue … Continue reading 2011 Pushcart Nominations – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal