Contributors / September 2014 (Issue 25)

Guest Editors
ImageKate Rogers's latest poetry collection, City of Stairs, debuted in Toronto and Hong Kong in 2012. She is co-editor of the women’s poetry anthology, Not A Muse: The Inner Lives of Women, with Viki Holmes (Haven Books 2009). Her poetry collection, Painting the Borrowed House (Proverse), appeared in 2008. She is also co-editor of the forthcoming anthology of Hong Kong poets, Outloud Too, with Vaughan Rapahatna and Madeleine Slavick ( autumn 2013). Rogers co-edited the "Whither Hong Kong?" section, along with Tammy Ho Lai-Ming, Michael O'Sullivan and Michael Tsang. [Whither Hong Kong?] [Cha profile]

ImageMichael O’Sullivan is from Ireland and he teaches literature in Chinese University Hong Kong. He writes short stories, poems and essays and he has published a book on James Joyce and Marcel Proust and a book on Michel Henry. His essays appear in such journals as Mosaic and Parallax. His most recent book is Weakness: A Literary and Philosophical History. O'Sullivan co-edited the "Whither Hong Kong?" section, along with Tammy Ho Lai-Ming, Kate Rogers and Michael Tsang. (Photo credit: Dan Short) [Reviews | Whither Hong Kong?] [Cha profile]

ImageMichael Tsang received his BA in English and MPhil in Gender Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is now reading for a PhD degree at the University of Warwick, specializing in postcolonial English literature in Hong Kong. Language and literature are part of his life. He likes to write stories and poems in his spare time, and is devoted to language learning. His ultimate goal is to learn Tibetan and Finnish. Tsang is a Staff Reviewer for Cha and he co-edited the "Whither Hong Kong?" section, along with Tammy Ho Lai-Ming, Kate Rogers and Michael O'Sullivan. Visit his Warwick profile for more. [Review 1 | Review 2 | Whither Hong Kong?] [Cha profile]

ImageNicholas Wong helped select the poetry in Issue 25 of Cha. His second poetry collection, Crevasse, will be published by Kaya Press in Spring 2015. He is an assistant poetry editor for Drunken Boat and lives in Hong Kong. Visit his website for more information. [Cha profile]

ImageRheea Mukherjee helped select the prose in Issue 25 of Cha. She received her MFA in creative writing from California College of the Arts in San Francisco. Her work has been published in Ultra Violet, Southern Humanities Review, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, The Bombay Literary Magazine, and elsewhere. Her previous fiction has been a Top 25 finalist in Glimmer Train's Very Short Fiction Award and been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her unpublished collection of stories, In These Cities We Dreamed, was a Semifinalist in the Black Lawrence Press, St Lawrence Book Award, 2011. She co-founded Bangalore Writers Workshop in 2012 and currently runs Write Leela Write, a creative laboratory in Bangalore, India. [Cha profile]

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