Cha contributors Arthur Leung, Agnes Lam and Viki Holmes will be performing at the 8th Hong Kong Literature Festival. They will read their favourite poems and share their writing experience.
Date: 8 July 2010 (Thu)
Venue: Activity Room 1, Hong Kong Central Library
More information here
Cha contributors’ poetry will be read aloud during the First Peng Chau Cultural Carnival. Do join us!
Saturday 29th August 2009
Poetry reading session ONE 3:15-3:30 PM
Poetry reading session TWO 5:00-5:15 PM
- Anges Lam’s poetry was published in issue #2 of Cha.
- Christopher (Kit) Kelen’s poetry was published in issue #1 of Cha.
- Elbert S. P. Lee’s poetry was published in issue #1 of Cha.
- Mani Rao’s poetry was published in issue #1 of Cha.
- Alan Jefferies’s poetry was published in issue #7 of Cha.
, the anthology edited by Xu Xi
and published by Haven Books
(Hong Kong), will be relaunched
with a new cover. To celebrate Haven Books has teamed up with Pacific Coffee to bring the anthology to the general public at a “Meet the Authors” event held on two dates in September 2009: first in Central and two weeks later in Tsim Sha Tsui.
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 / 7 – 8.30pm
Pacific Coffee, 52-54 Wellington Street, Central
Thursday, September 24, 2009 / 7 – 8.30pm
Pacific Coffee, G/F New World Centre, 18-24 Salisbury Road, TST
features work by many Cha
contributors, including Xu Xi (issue #6
), Martin Alexander (issue #3
), Andrew Barker (issue #7
), Cecilia Chan (issue #7
), David Clarke (issue #1
), Louise Ho (issue #4
), Viki Holmes (issues #3
), Alan Jefferies (issue #7
), Agnes Lam (issue #2
), Elbert S.P. Lee (issue #1
), Arthur Leung (issue #1
and guest poetry editor of issue #6
), Mani Rao (issue #1
), Kate Rogers (issue #8
), Nicholas Y. B. Wong (issue #1
and guest editor of issue #4
) and Cha
‘s founding co-editor Tammy Ho Lai-ming
If you are in Hong Kong in September, do join the Fifty-Fifty writers at these exciting meetings!
Cha contributors have works featured in the latest issue (June 2009) of Asiatic: Journal of English Language and Literature. Read Shirley Geok-lin Lim’s article “Writing for Asian Children: History, Fantasy, and Identity“(PDF), Agnes Lam’s review (PDF) of Singapore Literature in English: An Annotated Bibliography and her own poem, “Vanilla in the Star“(PDF). Also featured in the issue is David C.E. Tneh’s poem, “Orchard Dreams“(PDF). Cha will be featuring David’s two Orchard poems, “Orchard Dreams” and “Orchard Memories”, in the August 2009 issue of the journal.
- Anges Lam’s poetry has been published in issue #2 of Cha.
- Shirley Geok-lin Lim’s poetry has been published in issue #3 of Cha.
- David C.E. Tneh’s poetry will be published in issue #8 of Cha.
Cha excitedly announces the launch of Not A Muse. Not A Muse is edited by Viki Holmes (Cha contributor) and Kate Rogers and published by Haven Books.
If you are in Hong Kong, do join the launch party!
Agnes Lam’s poem “Vanilla in the Stars” wins one of the Special Mention awards in the 24th Nosside International Poetry Prize
. Lam is the first Chinese to win in this competition. The Nosside International Poetry Prize is a global poetry contest for unpublished works, multilingual and multimedia. Entries can be written in any language and submitted in the form of written poetry, video poetry or musical poetry.
Anges Lam’s poetry was published in issue #2 of Cha.