Four poems by Kit Kelen, “poetry of the bitter end”, “ancestor worship” (first published in China Years), “on immortality” and “not waving but drowning”, are now published in Jacket Magazine. Kelen’s work belongs to Jacket‘s “Fifty-one contemporary poets from Australia” series.
Nicolette Wong‘s short fiction “The Bathroom” (p. v) is included in the April 2012 issue of Short, Fast and Deadly.
Kristine Ong Muslim
In the new issue of mixer, which is devoted to stories about ‘women and the problems they confront in a culture bent on defining and controlling them’, you can find Kristine Ong Muslim‘s ekphrastic prose poem “The Village of Mermaids”.
Kristine Ong Muslim’s poetry was published in issue #9 of Cha and her poem “Preface to a Pornographer’s Dirty Book” is discussed here.
Congratulations to W.F. Lantry! He has won the 2012 LaNelle Daniel Prize in Poetry for “Restoration”, a metaphysical love poem, written in rhymed pentameter. More information about the Prize here.
Read W.F. Lantry’s Cha profile.