Front page / December 2015 (Issue 30)

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal

NEW: Call for Submissions — Poems on the theme of "Distance"

The Eighth Anniversary Issue of Cha is here. We would like to thank guest editors Arthur Leung (poetry) and Royston Tester (prose) for reading the submissions with us and helping us put together yet another anniversary edition. We would also like to thank Eddie Tay for the fine selection of book reviews and Jason Eng Hun Lee for co-judging (with Tammy Ho Lai-Ming) Cha's "Hong Kong" Poetry Contest and writing a commentary. The issue also includes finalists of the Peel Street Poetry Slam Contest 2015.
The editorial, entitled "Eight Years, Eight Lessons", is by Tammy Ho Lai-Ming.

The following writers/artists have generously allowed us to showcase their work:
 Poetry: Michael Tsang, Tegan Smyth, Reid Mitchell, James Shea, Jason S Polley, Jennifer Feeley, B.B.P. Hosmillo, Michael Carlo C. Villas, Matthew James Friday, Christian Benitez, Rey Escobar, Charlotte San Juan
Hong Kong Contest: May Huang, Mantz Yorke, Janice Ko Luo, Piera Chen, Boris But
Peel Street Poetry: Henrik Hoeg (introduction), Keisha Siriboe, Blair Reeve, Denis Tsoi, Megan Hills
Fiction: Bashir Sakhawarz, Lily C. Fen
Creative non-fiction: Rose Draper, Nicky Harman
Lost Tea: Travis Lee
Photography & art: Suzanne Lai (cover artist), Chris Song, Sanchita Chatterjee
Reviews: Austin Long, Michael Tsang, Kerri Lu, Shiqin Chen, Lia Dun, William Noseworthy, DragoČ™ Ilca, Flora Mak
Responses: Kate Rogers,
DragoČ™ Ilca

Our next issue, Issue 31, will be made available in late March 2016, while Issue 32 is scheduled for publication in June 2016. We are currently accepting submissions for Issue 33, due out in September 2016. If you are interested in having your work considered for inclusion in Cha, please read our submission guidelines carefully.
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