Royston Tester’s Fatty Goes to China

– Cha‘s Associate Editor Royston Tester‘s new book Fatty Goes to China (Tightrope Books) will be launched in Toronto, Canada, on 1 May 2012. The cover artist is Zhang Xiaogang. Cha has the privilege to feature the title story of the collection, “Fatty Goes to China”, in the March 2012 issue of the journal. – Read Royston Tester’s Cha profile. – Advertisements Continue reading Royston Tester’s Fatty Goes to China

Royston Tester’s story named finalist in Malahat Review’s Open Season Awards

Congratulations to Royston Tester! His story “Four Gentlemen and a Comfort Woman” has been named a finalist in Malahat Review‘s annual Open Seasons Awards competition. “Four Gentlemen and a Comfort Woman” is from Royston’s forthcoming collection Fatty Goes to China (Tightrope Books). We are honoured to have the opportunity to feature the title story “Fatty Goes to China” in the February/March 2012 issue of Cha … Continue reading Royston Tester’s story named finalist in Malahat Review’s Open Season Awards

Fatty Goes to China: Royston Tester reads | 25 August, 2011

Author Royston Tester Reading at the Opposite House Reading :: 7pm, Thursday, August 25, 2011 Venue :: Atrium of The Opposite House RSVP :: liyu@redgategallery.com [limited seating available to the first 40 guests] Where is ‘home’? Does an adopted one matter? Who’s adopting whom? In these eleven richly varied stories, set in and around a Beijing railway station, in a downtown Toronto neighborhood, in Berlin and Buchenwald, in England … Continue reading Fatty Goes to China: Royston Tester reads | 25 August, 2011

Royston Tester in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore

– Royston Tester’s short story “A Beijing Minute” is now published in the July 2011 issue of Quarterly Literary Review Singapore. Read it here. A review of Jee Leong Koh’s Seven Studies for a Self Portrait by Nicholas Liu is also featured in the issue. Read Royston Tester’s Cha profile. Jee Leong Koh’s poetry was published in issue #6 of Cha. = Continue reading Royston Tester in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore

Bernard Henrie, Royston Tester and Gilbert Koh in QLRS

– The January 2011 issue of Quarterly Literary Review Singapore is live! Read Bernard Henrie’s poems “President Obama at Xavier’s College, India” and “I Was Only a Chambermaid”; Royston Tester’s short story, “Bird on a High Branch” (written when he was a resident at the Red Gate Gallery (Beijing) between 2008-2010); and finally, Gilbert Koh’s review of Chandran Nai’s Reaching for Stones.– Bernard Henrie’s poetry … Continue reading Bernard Henrie, Royston Tester and Gilbert Koh in QLRS

CHA — Call for Submissions — Fourth Anniversary Issue

– Cha: An Asian Literary Journal is now calling for submissions for its November 2011 issue (Issue #15). Please send in (preferably Asian-themed) poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, reviews, photography & art for consideration. Submission guidelines can be found here. Deadline: 15 September, 2011. Cha‘s regular guest editor Royston Tester (prose) and poet Robert E. Wood (poetry) will act as guest editors and read the submissions with co-editors Tammy Ho and Jeff … Continue reading CHA — Call for Submissions — Fourth Anniversary Issue

Royston Tester and The Antigonish Review

Congratulations to Cha‘s regular guest editor Royston Tester! His short story “Carnaval”, which is set in the Brazilian Amazon, received an Honourable Mention in The Antigonish Review‘s 40th Anniversary Literary Competition (TAR 40), and will be published in their fall issue (#163). Well done, Royston!  ––Read Royston Tester’s Cha profile.–– Continue reading Royston Tester and The Antigonish Review

Royston Tester in Oblique Quarterly

Cha contributor and former guest editor Royston Tester’s new work “The Berlin Trilogy” is now published in the debut issue of Oblique Quarterly, ‘an arts and literature magazine with a focus on the unusual, the avant garde, the thought provoking’. Do take some time to check it out. – Read Royston Tester’s Cha profile.–– Continue reading Royston Tester in Oblique Quarterly