Alison Wong Wins New Zealand Post Book Award for Fiction

Congratulations to Cha contributor Alison Wong! Her novel As the Earth Turns Silver has won the New Zealand Post Book Award for Fiction 2010. Cha published a review of As The Earth Turns Silver in November 2009.

Alison’s poem “There’s Always Things to Come Back to the Kitchen For”, first published in her collection Cup, was featured in the first anniversary issue of Cha. You can read an analysis of the poem on A Cup of Fine Tea.
Alison Wong’s poem “There’s Always Things to Come Back to the Kitchen for” was published in issue #5 of Cha and analysed here.

Alison Wong’s As the Earth Turns Silver Shortlisted for The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

Huge congratulations to Cha contributor Alison Wong! Her novel As the Earth Turns Silver has been shortlisted for The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2010 in the “Fiction” category. Cha published a review of As The Earth Turns Silver in November 2009.

Alison’s poem “There’s Always Things to Come Back to the Kitchen For”, first published in her collection Cup, was featured in the first anniversary issue of Cha. You can read an analysis of the poem on A Cup of Fine Tea.

Alison Wong’s poem “There’s Always Things to Come Back to the Kitchen for” was published in issue #5 of Cha and analysed here.

Alison Wong’s As the Earth Turns Silver

This morning (Tuesday 25 August 2009), Alison Wong was interviewed live on New Zealand TV, “Good Morning show“. In the interview, Alison talks about her debut novel As the Earth Turns Silver, published by Penguin NZ. The book is a tale of Chinese immigrants in New Zealand. Watch the clip here (the clip may only be available for twenty-four hours!).

Congratulatoins, Alison, for the publication of As the Earth Turns Silver and the interview!

Alison Wong’s poetry has been published in issue #5 of Cha.