Announcement: Collaboration with Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine

We are very happy to announce that selected poems from the ten-year history of Cha: An Asian Literary Journal (November 2007-October 2017) will be published in a special edition of the Hong Kong-based print poetry magazine, Voice & Verse, in December 2017. This collaboration, the first of its kind, celebrates the ten-year anniversary of Cha. The poems are selected from over 800 published in the past decade … Continue reading Announcement: Collaboration with Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine

New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Lyn Lifshin, Bernard Henrie, Anna Yin and Sumana Roy

Lyn Lifshin and Bernard Henrie The Spring 2012 issue of Apple Valley Review is now available and Cha contributors Lyn Lifshin and Bernard Henrie have new poetry in the issue. Read Lyn’s “222 Jackson Ave” and Bernard’s short poem “I Walk Fast Like a Man Switching Trains”. Lyn Lifshin’s poems were published in issue 4 and issue 10 of Cha. Bernard Henrie’s poetry was published in Issue 9 of Cha and is forthcoming in Issue … Continue reading New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Lyn Lifshin, Bernard Henrie, Anna Yin and Sumana Roy

Anna Yin reads | 5 April 2012

–From Anna’s website: The poetry month is coming (April). The year 2012 will mark the 14th National Poetry Month across Canada. There will be a lot of poetry events during this month. I am organizing one at Churchill Meadow Library. (Poster of national Poetry Reading) Richard Greene, Cheryl Xavier, Brandon Pitts and Anthazia Kadir will join me on April 5 (Thursday night) from 6:30 to … Continue reading Anna Yin reads | 5 April 2012

Anna Yin in China Daily

– An interview with Anna Yin is now available in China Daily. In the interview, Anna says, “After all, only poetry can help me find inner peace. Through writing, I can feel every moment of my life. That makes me feel that I am not a vagrant anymore.” Read the full article here. – Anna Yin’s poem “Raspberries“, published in the November 2009 issue of Cha, was nominated … Continue reading Anna Yin in China Daily

Anna Yin’s Wings Toward Sunlight reviewed

– Anna Yin’s Wings Toward Sunlight is reviewed in the Fall 2011 issue of Loch Raven Review. Read the review here. – Anna Yin’s poem “Raspberries“, published in the November 2009 issue of Cha, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Read “A cup of fine tea: Anna Yin’s “Raspberries” here. – Continue reading Anna Yin’s Wings Toward Sunlight reviewed

Anna Yin’s Wings Toward Sunlight

Anna Yin’s new book of poetry, Wings Toward Sunlight, was launched on 20 March, 2011. Learn more about Anna’s poetry here. Also, Anna was one of 75 finalists for the third annual people’s choice awards for immigrants. The voting for Top 25 Canadian Immigrants is online here. There are many contestants and Anna’s name appears at the end.  Please support her! – Anna Yin’s poem “Raspberries“, published … Continue reading Anna Yin’s Wings Toward Sunlight

CHA’s Pushcart Nominations 2010

The following poems have been nominated by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal‘s co-editors Tammy Ho and Jeff Zroback for the Pushcart Prize: 1) “45 Belgrave Square” by Jason Lee (February 2009) Read “A cup of fine tea: Jason Lee’s “45 Belgrave Square” here.2) “My Last Yankee” by Reid Mitchell (May 2009) 3) “Factory Girls” by Divya Rajan (August 2009) Read “A cup of fine tea: … Continue reading CHA’s Pushcart Nominations 2010