New updates on 4 Cha contributors: Marc Vincenz, Changming Yuan, Craig Santos Perez and Dena Rash Guzman

Marc Vincenz and Changming Yuan

The new issue of Mad Hatters’ Review is now out! It is a tribute issue to Carol Novack (founder of MHR) and is edited by Cha contributor Marc Vincenz. The issue features 100+ writers, poets, artists, musicians and tightrope walkers as well as work by Carol that has never been seen before. Changming Yuan has two pieces (audio recordings) in the issue.
|| See Marc Vincenz’s Cha profile.
|| Changming Yuan’s poetry was published in Issue #13 of Cha. 

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Craig Santos Perez

Craig Santos Perez‘s poetry collection From Unincorporated Territory was chosen for 60 for 60, a list of sixty books that represent, promote, and showcase Guam and Micronesia. This list was compiled by the University of Guam’s Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Library in celebration of University’s 60th Anniversary. See the full list here.

|| Craig Santos Perez’s review was been published in issue #9 of Cha.

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Dena Rash Guzman
Read Dena Rash Guzman‘s poem “Liberty and Doorknobs on H.A.L. Publishing. 

|| Dena Rash Guzman’s poetry was published in Issue #15 and Issue #16 of Cha.

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New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Dena Rash Guzman, Craig Santos Perez, Marc Vincenz, W.F. Lantry and Ocean Vuong

Dena Rash Guzman

Read Dena Rash Guzman‘s poem “Bad Had God” in ink node.

Dena Rash Guzman’s poetry was published in Issue #15 and Issue #16 of Cha.


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Craig Santos Perez

Craig Santos Perez‘s poem “Does Huam Suck?” is published in the latest issue of VOLT. This is a poem from Craig’s fourth, unwritten book. 

Craig Santos Perez’s review was been published in issue #9 of Cha.

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Marc Vincenz

 Marc Vincenz’s poem “Psychotropics” , previous published in Pull of the Gravitons (Right Hand Pointing, 2012), is featured on October Babies
Read Marc Vincenz’s Cha profile.

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W.F. Lantry
W.F. Lantry‘s small poem, “Exchange”, which concerns the gifts of Spring, and other things, is now available at Extract(s), your daily dose of literature. 
Read W.F. Lantry’s Cha profile.   

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Ocean Vuong
 A Pocket Broadside (i.e. literature that fits in your pocket!) by Ocean Vuong — a miniature poem titled “Mother Tongue” — is now available on Lantern Review and Kartika Review‘s Tumblr. To see all of the Pocket Broadsides they’ve posted so far, visit the project’s website
Ocean Vuong’s poem “Paramour” was published in issue#10 of Cha; the poem has been nominated for inclusion in Best of the Net Anthology 2010.

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Craig Santos Perez’s From Unincorporated Territory {Saina} is a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry

Congratulations to Craig Santos Perez! His poetry collection From Unincorporated Territory {Saina}, published by Omnidawn, is a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry. You can purchase a copy of the book directly here. The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2010 will be awarded on April 29, 2011, in a ceremony at the Los Angeles Times building. Good luck! 
Craig Santos Perez’s review was been published in issue #9 of Cha.

(Re)writing Culture with Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Craig Santos Perez & Barbara Jane Reyes

From the Poet House website:

Saturday, November 13, 2:00pm

(Re)writing Culture with Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Craig Santos Perez and Barbara Jane Reyes

In this panel, three young poet-scholars investigate the intersection of research and poetic practice, including Perez’s interest in ethnography and poetry, Reyes’s practice of rewriting/retelling Filipino mythology and Lee’s exploration of geography, psychology and the textuality of nations (focusing specifically on the United States and North and South Korea).

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

More information here.

Craig Santos Perez’s review was been published in issue #9 of Cha.

Cha contributors in Lantern Review



Several Cha contributors have new creative works featured in the inaugural issue of Lantern Review (June, 2010). Read Ocean Vuong’s “The Touch“; Luisa A Igloria’s “To the Mad Scientist, from His Poet-Wife” and “Contingency“; and view Steve Wing’s photography “Door Shadow” and “Street Puddle Reflection“. There is also a book review of Sun Yung Shin’s Skirt Full of Black by Craig Santos Perez.
Lantern Review is co-edited by Iris A. Law.

Lantern Review aims to serve the literary community by providing a virtual space in which to promote and discuss the work of contemporary Asian American poets and artists. We seek to publish expertly crafted work in a variety of forms and aesthetics, including traditional and experimental pieces, hybrid forms, multimedia work, and new translations. We welcome pieces from anglophone writers of all ethnic backgrounds whose work has a vested interest in issues relevant to the Asian diaspora in North America, as well as work created collaboratively in a community context.

  • Ocean Vuong’s poetry has been published in issue #10 of Cha.
  • Luisa A. Igloria’s poetry was published in issue #2 and issue #8 ofCha.
  • Steve Wing’s photography was published in issue #7 of Cha.
  • Craig Santos Perez’s review has previously been published in issue #9 of Cha.
  • Iris A. Law’s poetry has been published in issue #7 of Cha.