Cha: An Asian Literary Journal #10 is HERE.
We are very pleased to announce that the February 2010 issue of Cha has now been launched. We would like to thank Gillian Sze, our first ever female guest editor, for reading the submissions with us and helping put the issue together. We would also like to thank our Reviews Editor, Eddie Tay, who has brought us a fine selection of reviews. The issue features a new editorial by Jeff Zroback titled “Thoughts of Trains; Trains of Thought“. The following writers/artists have generously allowed us to showcase their work:
Poetry: Anuradha Vijayakrishnan, Elizabeth Schultz, Daniel Bowman Jr., Michael O’Sullivan, Lucy Lu, Ocean Vuong, Mariejoy San Buenaventura, Papa Osmubal, Jean YeoJin Sung, Rocco de Giacomo, Selina Libi Bjorlie, Chris Tse, Angela Eun Ji Koh, Greg Santos, Lyn Lifshin, Marc Vincenz, Wena Poon and Richard Luftig
Fiction: Kimarlee Nguyen and Alka Khushalani
Photography & art: Steven Digman, Roberutsu (Cover artist), Papa Osmubal and Rohith Sundararaman
Reviews: Katherine Foster, Martin Alexander, Moira Moody, Hilary Chan Tsz-Shan, Michael Tsang, Alice Tsay and Phoebe Tsang who review the following books: Wena Poon’s The Proper Care of Foxes, Felix Cheong’s Sudden in Youth: New and Selected Poems, O Thiam Chin’s Never Been Better, John Biggs’ Tin Dragons, Gillian Bickley’s China Suite and Other Poems, Rocco de Giacomo’s Ten Thousand Miles between Us, C. P. Stewart’s Taking it In, The Chicago-Kunming Poetry Group’s on the no road way to tomorrow, Vera Schwarcz’s Brief Rest in the Garden of Flourishing Grace: Poems of Remembrance and Loss by the Manchu Prince Yihuan, Kim Cheng Boey’s Between Stations and Kim Echlin’s The Disappeared
“Lost Teas”: Ken Chau
Our eleventh issue is due out in May/June 2010. Poet Sam Byfield and writer E.K. Entrada will lend us their expertise in the role of guest poetry editor and guest fiction editor respectively. If you are interested in having your work considered for publication in Cha, please read our submission guidelines for details.
Tammy Ho Lai-Ming & Jeff Zroback