The China Issue is HERE.

We are very happy to announce that “The China Issue” is now live. We would like to thank our guest editor Mai Mang (Yibing Huang) for reading the poetry and prose submissions with us as well as curating the “Poetry in translation” and “Art & art criticism” sections. As usual, Reviews Editor Eddie Tay has brought us a fine selection of book reviews, which for this issue are all related to China. The issue also features editorials by Mai Mang and Tammy Ho Lai-Ming.
The issue:
1. The Chinese Curse – by Mai Mang
2. China: What It Is, What It Could Be – by Tammy Ho Lai-Ming
Poetry [Link]
Salvatore Attardo, Eleanor Goodman, J.H. Martin, Camille Hong Xin, Arthur Leung, Vera Schwarcz, Miroslav Kirin, Alithini, W.F. Lantry, Sumana Roy, Russell C. Leong, Amylia Grace
Poetry in translation [Link]
Duo Duo, Mai Mang, Wang Jiaxin, Christopher Lupke, Zhai Yongming, Andrea Lingenfelter, Xi Chuan, Lucas Klein, Zang Di, Ming Di, Meng Lang, Denis Mair, Tony Barnstone, Chen Dongdong, Eleanor Goodman and Ao Wang, Shu Cai, Gao Xing, Leonard Schwartz, Zhang Er, Xiao Kaiyu, Kang Cheng, Vivienne Guo, Ralph Parfect, Aku Wuwu, Mark Bender
Fiction [Link]
Isabelle Li, L.M. Magalas, Kaitlin Solimine
Fiction in translation [Link]
Han Dong, Nicky Harman

Creative non-fiction [Link]
Madeleine Marie Slavick, Michal Slaby
Art & art criticism [Link]
Anton S. Kandinsky, David Rong, Zhang Dali, Mai Mang, Ted Ciesielski, Zheng Lianjie, Ji Shengli, Ai Weiwei
Book reviews [Link]
1. Han Dong, Banished! Trans. Nicky Harman. 2009. Reviewed by Katherine Foster.
2. Yan Lianke. Dream of Ding Village. 2011. Reviewed by Glen Jennings.

3. Xu Zhichang. Chinese English. 2010. Reviewed by Joel Heng Hartse.
4. You Xiaoye. Writing in the Devil’s Tongue: A History of English Composition in China. 2010. Reviewed by Joel Heng Hartse.
5. Joseph Lo Bianco, Jane Orton, and Gao Yihong (Eds.). China and English. 2009. Reviewed by Joel Heng Hartse.
6. Frank Dikötter. Mao’s Great Famine. 2010. Reviewed by Alice Tsay (Cha‘s Staff Reviewer).
7. The Butterfly Lovers: The Legend of Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai: Four Versions with Related Texts. Edited and Translated, with an Introduction, by Wilt L. Idema. 2010. Reviewed by William (Billy) Noseworthy.
8. Lena Henningsen. Copyright Matters: Imitation, Creativity and Authenticity in Contemporary Chinese Literature. 2010. Reviewed by Ruth Y.Y. Hung.
9. Ouyang Yu. The English Class. 2010. Reviewed by Jason Eng Hun Lee.
10. Alistair Noon. Some Questions on the Cultural Revolution. 2010. Reviewed by Jason Eng Hun Lee.
11. China Voices. Oxfam Hong Kong. 2010. Reviewed by Maura Elizabeth Cunningham.
12. Steve Noyes. It is Just that Your House is so Far Away. 2010. Reviewed by Emily Walz.
Interview [Link]
Karen Ma interviews Pallavi Aiyar, author of Chinese Whiskers 

Full list of contributors.

Fine Tea Competition 2011: Prizes: First: £25.00, Second: £15.00, Third: £10.00, Highly Commended (up to 3): £5 each. Payable through Paypal.

We are  accepting submissions for the Fourth Anniversary Issue, which is scheduled for November 2011. Robert E. Wood (poetry) and Royston Tester (prose) will act as guest editors. Deadline: 15 September. If you are interested in having your work considered for publication in Cha, please read our submission guidelines.

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