Front page / June 2017 (Issue 36: Writing Japan)

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal

The "Writing Japan" Issue of Cha is now available. We would like to thank James Shea and Kyoko Yoshida for reading the submissions with us and helping us put together ​the new edition. We would also like to thank Eddie Tay for another great selection of reviews. The editorial, "On Writing Japan," is by Shea and Yoshida.
The following writers/artists have generously allowed us to showcase their work:

 POETRY: Bokusui Wakayama, Gregory Dunne, Goro Takano, Sarashina Genzō, Nadine Willems, Chan Lai-kuen, Jennifer Met, Judy Halebsky, Michael O'Sullivan, Naha Kanie, Hiromitsu Koiso, Eluned Gramich, Jeff Alessandrelli, Yoko Danno, Alvin Pang, Zoria April, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Trane DeVore, Joshua Ip, Loren Goodman
FICTION: Nori Nakagami, Kendall Heitzman, Alfred Birnbaum, Lester Walbrugh, Goro Takano, Blair Reeve  
CREATIVE NON-FICTION: Fumiko Hayashi,​ Mariko Nagai, ​ Akira Kisa, Miho Kinnas, ​Jordan A. Y. Smith, ​Naoko Mabon, ​Mei Chiam 
PHOTOGRAPHY & ART: Mississippi, ​A’misa Chiu, ​Marsha McDonald, ​Christopher Leibow (cover artist), Detelina Tiholova, ​Mariko Nagai, ​Simon Kalajdjiev
BOOK REVIEWS: Eli K.P. William, ​Ian Yates, ​Jan Filart, ​Collier Nogues, ​Blair Reeve, ​Matt Turner, ​Penny Yeung, Aaron Chan, ​Michael Tsang, ​Kimberley Clarke, ​Lawrence Lacambra Ypil
FILM REVIEWS: James Pate, ​Douglas Berman, ​Ankur Agarwal 
Our next issue, Issue 37, is due out in October and the "Writing Hong Kong" edition is scheduled for December 2017. We are currently accepting entries for the Cha International Poetry Prize 2017.
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