Front page / September 2016 (Issue 33)

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal

I ssue​ 33​ of Cha is now available. We would like to thank guest editors Dorothy Chan (poetry) and Reid Mitchell (prose) for reading the submissions with us and helping us put together ​the new edition. We would also like to thank Eddie Tay for the fine selection of book reviews and Ricardo M. de Ungria for co-judging (with Tammy Ho Lai-Ming) the "Addiction" poetry contest and writing an essay on the selected poems. The issue also features an interview with TS Eliot Prize winner Sarah Howe.
On the occasion of the second anniversary of the Umbrella Movement, the new issue of Cha contains a section dedicated to the movement. Tammy Ho's editorial, "Characters Under the Cantonese Umbrella," is part of this section.
The following writers/artists have generously allowed us to showcase their work:

Poetry: Lo Mei Wa, Henry Wei Leung​, James AH White, Paul Christiansen, B.B.P. Hosmillo, Luisa A. Igloria, Antony Huen, Un Sio San, Jeremy Tiang
Interview: Tammy Ho Lai-Ming interviews Sarah Howe
Umbrella Movement: Aaron Anfinson, Lo Mei Wa, Manson Wong, Timothy O'Leary, Michael O'Sullivan, Henry Wei Leung, Michael Tsang, Stephanie Leung, Jason S Polley, Lian-Hee Wee, Eddie Tay, Kate Rogers
Addiction: Sithuraj Ponraj, Ankush Banerjee, Atar Hadari, Gerald Dicen, Meg Eden, Michelle Robin La
Fiction: Peter Chen, Saudha Kasim, Zach MacDonald, Craig Fishbane, Nadeem Zaman
Creative non-fiction: Paul French
Photography & art: Holden Liang (cover artist), Brad Weslake
Reviews: Kerri Lu, William B. Noseworthy, Huiwen Shi, Suneetha Balakrishnan, Kate Rogers, Dragoș Ilca​
Our next issue, the Ninth Anniversary Issue, is due out in December 2016. We are currently accepting submissions for Issue 33, scheduled for publication in March 2017 and the "Writing Japan" Issue, scheduled for June 2017. If you are interested in having your work considered for inclusion in Cha, please read our submission guidelines carefully.
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