New updates on 6 Cha contributors: John McKernan, Gillian Sze, Greg Santos, Marc Vincenz, Sumana Roy and Nicolette Wong

John McKernan

Yes,  Juked is showcasing its May 2012 issue right now but John Mckernan’s poem “Old Guys in the Steam Room 132° F” appeared in the February issue and I have missed it. The poem ends with these poignant lines: ‘I know how to change things to last / I’m talking beautiful It is weird’ 
||  John McKernan’s poetry was published in Issue #15 of Cha and is forthcoming in the June 2012 issue.  His poem“We Used Chalk” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize 2012.  


Gillian Sze and Greg Santos

Greg Santos interviews Gillian Sze in the latest issue of carte blanche. Gillian talks about her experience editing Branch Magazine and her second collection of poetry, The Anatomy of Clay, among other things. Read the whole interview here.
|| Read Gillian Sze’s Cha profile. Her poem “Sonnet II” was discussed on A Cup of Fine Tea.
|| Greg Santos’s poem “Siem Reap, Cambodia” was published in issue #10 of Cha and discussed here. 


Marc Vincenz

Marc Vincenz’s poem “The Sour that Sweetens the Bitter” is featured in Issue #63 of Durable Goods. Learn more about the publication here.
|| See Marc Vincenz’s Cha profile.  


Sumana Roy

 Sumana Roy’s essay on Amit Chaudhuri’s On Tagore, entitled “Reading the Reader”, now available in Open.
|| See Sumana Roy’s Cha profile.

Nicolette Wong

The second anniversary issue of A-Minor (editor: Nicolette Wong) is now available! Read the entire issue here.  
|| Nicolette Wong’s short stories were published in Issue #1 and Issue #6 of Cha.    


New updates on 6 Cha contributors: Alistair Noon, Wendy Xu, Greg Santos, Marc Vincenz, Luisa A. Igloria and Kristine Ong Muslim

Alistair Noon

Two poems by Alistair Noon are published in the latest issue of World Literature Today. Have a look here

Alistair Noon’s poetry and creative non-fiction were published in issue #2 of Cha. His poem “The Expat Partner: An Email” is discussed here.


Wendy Xu

Four poems by Wendy Xu are published in the latest issue of Red Lightbulbs. Read “We Are Both Sure to Die”, “We are Both Sure to Die”, “This Year I Mean to be an Elephant” and “Wow is What I Want” here
Wendy Xu’s poetry was published in Issue #16 of Cha. 


Greg Santos

A selection of “Google Autocomplete” poems Greg Santos compiled appeared on Internet Poetry. Check out, for example, THIS and THIS

Greg Santos’s poem “Siem Reap, Cambodia” was published in issue #10 of Cha and discussed here.

Marc Vincenz
Marc Vincenz’s poem “Ante Perpetuum”, first published in Pull of the Gravitons (Right Hand Pointing), is now on October Babies.

Read Marc Vincenz’s Cha profile.

Luisa A. Igloria

Luisa A. Igloria’s poem “Lineage” is part of “Crossing the Country Line by Line”, the project of YARN: Young Adult Review Network celebrating national poetry month. 

Luisa A. Igloria’s poetry was published in issue #2 and issue #8 of Cha.

Kristine Ong Muslim

Read an interview with Kristine Ong Muslim in the latest issue of JMWW. There is also a review of Kristine’s Night Fish in the edition.
Kristine Ong Muslim’s poetry was published in issue #9 of Cha and her poem “Preface to a Pornographer’s Dirty Book” is discussed here.


Branch, Issue 4 is now live

The fourth issue of Branch Magazine, themed “Pop” and guest edited by Benny Lin (who also designed the cover), is now live. You can read and enjoy the new issue here
Branch is co-founded and co-edited by Gillian Sze and Roberutsu. In this new issue you can also find Greg Santos‘s “A Life Poetic” and “Miley Cyrus in a State of Existential Angst”.

Branch Magazine is launched

The début issue of Branch Magazine, the brain child of Cha contributors Gillian Sze and Roberutsu, is now available! It is so awesome. We particularly liked the poetry and the “Horoscope” section — very refreshing! Also featured in the issue is Greg Santos’s poem “My Beloved”. Check the issue out!