A Cha Poetry contest
WINNERS ANNOUNCED (27 February, 2013 ) ::: SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED (5 February, 2013)
This contest is run by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. It is for unpublished poems about “Betrayal”.
- Tammy Ho is a Hong Kong-born poet. She is a founding co-editor of Cha and an assistant editor of Fleeting Magazine.
- Andrew Barker is the creator of the online lecture website Mycroft, where examples of his poetry lectures can be seen. He is the author of the poetry collection snowblind: from my protective colouring (Chameleon Press) and holds a PhD in American Literature and an MA in Anglo-Irish Literature. He currently teaches at the University of Hong Kong and Lingnan University.
Each poet can submit up to two poems (no more than 80 lines long each).
Poems must be previously unpublished.
Entry is free.
- 15 January 2013
- First: £85, Second: £55, Third: £35, Highly Commended (up to 5): £15 each. (Payable through Paypal.)
- All winning poems (including the highly recommended ones) will receive first publication in a special section in the March 2013 issue of Cha.
The prizes were generously donated by a reader from the San Francisco Bay Area.
- Submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Betrayal”.
- Poems must be sent in the body of the email.
- Please also include a short biography of no more than 30 words.
Previous Cha contests:
- “Encountering” (poetry)
- “The Past” (poetry)
- “Misinterpretation” (flash fiction)