Good news! Cha contributor Martin Alexander attended the Orient-Occident Festival in Romania earlier this year; and was awarded the International Grand Prix for Poetry with his poem “Smashing Up the Grand Piano”, first published in issue #3 of Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. You can watch a video of Martin reading the poem here (he is an excellent reader). Congratulations, Martin! The poem is discussed here by Cha staff.
Martin Alexander’s poetry has been previously published in issue #3 of Cha.