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 6 Cha contributors: Alison Wong, Vinita Agrawal, Berit Ellingsen, Mani Rao, Rheea Mukherjee and Sumana Roy

Alison Wong Alison Wong, a poet and novelist whose first novel As the Earth Turns Silver won the 2010 New Zealand Post Book Award for Fiction and selected by the New Zealand Listener and the Sunday Star-Times as one of the best books published in 2009, will be reading from her book and discussing it at the Hong Kong International Literary Festival next month. Learn more … Continue reading New updates on 6 Cha contributors: Alison Wong, Vinita Agrawal, Berit Ellingsen, Mani Rao, Rheea Mukherjee and Sumana Roy

New updates on 6 Cha contributors: Les Wicks, Louie Crew, Sumana Roy, Rumjhum Biswas, Matthew Wong and W.F. Lantry

Les Wicks and Louie Crew This is not really new news but I’ve just noticed that Les Wicks and Louie Crew have poetry featured in the latest issue of Otolith. Read Les Wicks’s “Rime” and Louie Crew’s three poems “Found in a Station of the Atlanta Subway”, “Nativity, #2” and “Poem My Husband Left on our Answering Machine at 3:30 a.m”. Squeeze yourself for me. … Continue reading New updates on 6 Cha contributors: Les Wicks, Louie Crew, Sumana Roy, Rumjhum Biswas, Matthew Wong and W.F. Lantry

New updates on 7 Cha contributors: Astha Gupta, Rumjhum Biswas, Ira Sukrungruang, Berit Ellingsen, Sumana Roy and Luisa A. Igloria

Astha Gupta and Rumjhum Biswas Astha Gupta’s poem “Breathprints” (p. 33) is published in the May-June issue of Reading Hour, a highly respected print magazine in India. Astha’s poem is also the only one featured in the web sample preview of the issue. Also in the same issue is Rumjhum Biswas‘s story “Feral” (p. 27).  || Astha Gupta’s poetry was published in Issue #12 of Cha.  … Continue reading New updates on 7 Cha contributors: Astha Gupta, Rumjhum Biswas, Ira Sukrungruang, Berit Ellingsen, Sumana Roy and Luisa A. Igloria

New updates on 7 Cha contributors: Lyn Lifshin, Ricky Garni, Nabina Das, Anindita Sengupta, Sumana Roy, Nikesh Murali and Rumjhum Biswas

Lyn Lifshin and Ricky Garni The April 2012 issue of Pirene’s Fountain is now available and Lyn Lifshin is one of the featured poets. Read her “Reading Song to a Sea Gull” and “I Think I Understand” as well as an interview with her. Ricky Garni‘s poem “Before You Go” is also featured in the new issue. Has he made you rethink your reaction to Rumi? || Lyn Lifshin’s poetry … Continue reading New updates on 7 Cha contributors: Lyn Lifshin, Ricky Garni, Nabina Das, Anindita Sengupta, Sumana Roy, Nikesh Murali and Rumjhum Biswas

New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Lyn Lifshin, Bernard Henrie, Anna Yin and Sumana Roy

Lyn Lifshin and Bernard Henrie The Spring 2012 issue of Apple Valley Review is now available and Cha contributors Lyn Lifshin and Bernard Henrie have new poetry in the issue. Read Lyn’s “222 Jackson Ave” and Bernard’s short poem “I Walk Fast Like a Man Switching Trains”. Lyn Lifshin’s poems were published in issue 4 and issue 10 of Cha. Bernard Henrie’s poetry was published in Issue 9 of Cha and is forthcoming in Issue … Continue reading New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Lyn Lifshin, Bernard Henrie, Anna Yin and Sumana Roy