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 33 (September 2016)

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for Issue 33, scheduled for publication in September 2016. 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 2016. Dorothy Chan (poetry) and Reid Mitchell (prose) will act as guest editors and read the submissions with the editors Tamara Ho … Continue reading Cha — Call for Submissions — Issue 33 (September 2016)

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Poems on the theme of “Distance” for the June 2016 issue of Cha

PLEASE READ THE SELECTED POEMS HERE. In collaboration with Health in Action, a Hong Kong charity that promotes community health and wellbeing through the empowerment of the underprivileged, Cha is publishing a special section of poetry on the theme of “Distance” in its June 2016 issue. The publication of the special section will coincide with Health in Action’s Refugee Week Art Movement (week of 20 … Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Poems on the theme of “Distance” for the June 2016 issue of Cha

CHA Issue #24 goes live

Click HERE to read the June 2014 issue of Cha. .   . The June 2014 Issue of Cha is here. We would like to thank guest editors Michael Gray (poetry), Royston Tester (prose) and Reid Mitchell (prose) for reading the submissions with us and helping us put together this edition. We would also like to thank Eddie Tay for a fine selection of book reviews. The issue includes an editorial by Tammy Ho Lai-Ming titled “A Touch … Continue reading CHA Issue #24 goes live

Cha – Call for Submissions – Issue #21 (May/June 2013)

due out in May/June 2013. – Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for Issue # 21, scheduled for publication in May/June 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 March, 2013. Jason Lee and Cha‘s consulting editor Reid Mitchell will act as guest editors and read the submissions with the editors. … Continue reading Cha – Call for Submissions – Issue #21 (May/June 2013)

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Nabina Das, Reid Mitchell, Mia Ayumi Malhotra, Ricky Garni and Vinita Agrawal

Nabina Das “Eyes”, a short story by Nabina Das, is now available in Open Road Review. A squall gets the power out. || Nabina Das’s poetry was published in Issue #10 of Cha. ***** Reid Mitchell “Sea Shells”, a new poem by Reid Mitchell, is featured in Reprint Poetry. What if the circus arrives? || Read Reid Mitchell’s Cha profile.–***** Mia Ayumi Malhotra Mia Ayumi Malhotra’s  “[A MECHANICAL BEEPING FILLS … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Nabina Das, Reid Mitchell, Mia Ayumi Malhotra, Ricky Garni and Vinita Agrawal

New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Matthew Wong, Reid Mitchell, Ricky Garni, Nikesh Murali and Patrick Donnelly

Matthew Wong and Reid Mitchell The Fall 2012 issue of Unshod Quills is now available! Matthew Wong is the featured artist and , two new poems by Reid Mitchell, “LIT BY FUJIAN MOONLIGHT” and “WOMAN WITH A MAN’S HEART”, are included in the new issue. || Matthew Wong’s photography was published in Issue #15 of and Issue # 17 of Cha. || Read Reid Mitchell’s Cha profile. ***** Ricky Garni Ricky Garni‘s “Boris … Continue reading New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Matthew Wong, Reid Mitchell, Ricky Garni, Nikesh Murali and Patrick Donnelly

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 "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

Cha Flash Fiction Contest

[click the image to enlarge] Description: This contest is run by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. It is for unpublished flash stories in English language on the theme of “Misinterpretation”.  Rules: -Each writer can submit up to two pieces (no more than 250 words each). -The pieces must be previously unpublished. -Entry is free. Closing date: 15 July 2012 Prizes: -First: £50, Second: £30, Third: … Continue reading Cha Flash Fiction Contest