Front page / March 2013 (Issue 20)

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal

The March 2013 issue of Cha is here. We want to thank guest editors Marc Vincenz (poetry) and Kaitlin Solimine (prose) for reading the submissions with us. We would also like to thank Eddie Tay for another fine selection of book reviews and Andrew Barker for reading the "Betrayal" poems. A launch reading was held on 7 March by guest editors Kaitlin and Marc. The event was co-hosted by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University.

Cha contributors reading at Harvard during AWP. From left to right: Bill Lantry, Michael Gray, Kaitlin Solimine, Tracy Slater, Nicholas Y.B. Wong, Eleanor Goodman, Lucas Klein, Yibing Huang, Xi Chuan and Kim Liao.
The issue includes an editorial by Tammy Ho Lai-Ming titled "Hula Hooping." The following writers/artists have generously allowed us to showcase their work:

Remembrance: Elaine Yee Lin Ho
Poetry: Mark Anthony Cayanan, DeWitt Clinton, John Wall Barger, Dan Encarnacion, Tracy Koretsky, Ishita Basu Mallik, Bryan Thao Worra, Greg Santos, Anna Yin, Dominique Ahkong, Anirban Chakraborty, Yau Ching
"Betrayal" Poetry Contest - winners: Shirani Rajapakse, Theophilus Kwek, Sumana Roy, Ian Chung, Amy Uyematsu, Heather Bell
Fiction: Amanda Lee Koe, Saptarshi Basu, Glenn Diaz, Bina Shah
Creative non-fiction: Tracy Slater
Photography & art: Marie Yip Wai Shan (cover artist), May Dy, Mia Funk
Book reviews: Carolyn Lau, Michael O'Sullivan, Michael Tsang, Abha Iyengar, Sucharita Dutta-Asane, Grant Hamilton, Alice Tsay

Our next issue will be launched at the end of June and the "Ancient Asia Issue" is due out in September. We are currently accepting submissions for the Sixth Anniversary Issue (November/December 2013). The issue will be guest edited by Arthur Leung (poetry) and Royston Tester (prose), who will read the submissions with co-editors Tammy Ho and Jeff Zroback. If you are interested in having your work considered, please read our submission guidelines
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