New updates on 7 Cha contributors: Astha Gupta, Rumjhum Biswas, Ira Sukrungruang, Berit Ellingsen, Sumana Roy and Luisa A. Igloria

Astha Gupta and Rumjhum Biswas

Astha Gupta’s poem “Breathprints” (p. 33) is published in the May-June issue of Reading Hour, a highly respected print magazine in India. Astha’s poem is also the only one featured in the web sample preview of the issue. Also in the same issue is Rumjhum Biswas‘s story “Feral” (p. 27). 
|| Astha Gupta’s poetry was published in Issue #12 of Cha. 
|| See Rumjhum Biswas’s Cha profile. 


Astha Gupta

Astha Gupta’s story “Diffusing Light” has recently been anthologised in a compilation of stories inspired by Rabindranath Tagore. The book is published in British Council and you can learn more about it here. and see a complete list of contributors.
|| Astha Gupta’s poetry was published in Issue #12 of Cha. 


Ira Sukrungruang

Ira Sukrungruang’s poem “Dexatrim: An Autobiography” and an Q&A with Ira are now available in Prime Number. Read everything here
|| Ira Sukrungruang’s poetry has been published in issue #9 of Cha.  


Berit Ellingsen

Berit Ellingsen‘s story “Person Ore Heart” is now available in Everyday Genius. It begins with this sentence: “For this story you must believe that the mind is imprisoned inside the body, that the body is separate from the rest of the world, and that the mind’s thoughts make up a whole personality.”
|| Read Berit Ellingsen’s Cha profile.

Sumana Roy

Sumana Roy’s new poem “Long Distance Relationship” is now published in Livemint. The poem will make you reflect on your own relationships. 
|| See Sumana Roy’s Cha profile.


Luisa A. Igloria
Luisa Igloria‘s poem “Cuauhtemoc” (p. 247) is published in the latest issue of POETRY. You can read the poem here
|| Luisa A. Igloria’s poetry was published in issue #2 and issue #8 of Cha


It’s all about MEAD! New updates on 2 Cha contributors: Nicholas Y.B. Wong and Ira Sukrungruang

Cha former contributor Nicholas Y.B. Wong has joined the editorial team of Mead: The Magazine of Literature and Libations. And Ira Sukrungruang has a new poem in Mead. Read Ira’s “Into the Keeping of Men” here.
  • Nicholas YB Wong’s poem “Panda, Macao, Gondolas”, published in Issue #15 of Cha, was nominated for a Pushcart Price. See his Cha’s profile here
  • Ira Sukrungruang’s poetry has been published in issue #9 of Cha.