Contributors / September 2016 (Issue 33)

Editors and Contest Judges
ImageDorothy Chan helped select the poetry in the September 2016 issue of Cha. The Assistant Editor of The Southeast Review, she was a 2014 finalist for the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship and a 2016 semi-finalist for The Word Works' Washington Prize. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Blackbird, Spillway, Plume, Little Patuxent Review, Dialogist, and Hinchas de Poesia. In 2012, she was nominated for a Pushcart. [Cha profile]
Image Reid Mitchell helped select the prose in the September 2016 issue of Cha. Originally from New Orleans, he is a historian, poet and novelist. He has previously taught in New Orleans, Princeton, Berkeley and Budapest. Since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, he has spent much of his time in Hong Kong and China, and has taught at Jiangnan University in Wuxi, Huaqiao University in Quanzhou, Qinghua University in Beijing, and the Center for Creative Writing at Sun Yat Sen University in Guangzhou. Mitchell is the Consulting Editor of Cha and until recently, he was the poetry editor of the Asia Literary Review. He is currently working in Qingdao, China. [Cha profile]

ImageRicardo M. de Ungria was one of the two judges (with Tammy Ho Lai-Ming) of the "Addiction" Poetry Contest. He has published eight books of poetry and edited a number of anthologies, for which he has won eight National Book Awards. As a Fulbrighter, he received his MFA in Creative Writing from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Recently he was writing fellow at the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Sun yat-Sen University in Guangzhou. He is a founding member of the Philippine Literary Arts Council, which published the first and only poetry journal in the Philippines in the eighties, and the Davao Writers Guild that holds annual readings in the schools and malls in the city and publishes a literary journal called Dagmay in a local paper that features literary works in various languages by young writers in the Davao region and in Mindanao. [Addiction] [Cha profile]

ImageTammy Ho Lai-Ming, founding co-editor of Cha, was the editor of the "Umbrella Movement" section in the September 2016 issue of the journal and one of the two judges (with Ricardo M. de Ungria) of the "Addiction" Poetry Contest. She is currently an assistant professor at Hong Kong Baptist University, where she teaches fiction, poetics and modern drama. Earlier this year, she received the Young Artist Award in Literary Arts from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Her first collection of poetry is Hula Hooping. [Editorial] [Interview] [Umbrella Movement] [Addiction] [Cha profile]

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