Cha wins Million Writers Award for best publication

We are very happy to announce that Cha is the winner of this year’s Million Writers Award for best publication! We had five stories in the list of notable pieces. Congratulations to the writers (listed below) and thank you to everyone who nominated a work from the journal. 

  • “Ah” by Genevieve Yim. Published in the November 2011 issue.

  • “Snow Romance” by Gun G. Ayurzana (translated from the Mongolian by Gun and Matthew Davis). Published in the November 2011 issue.


Back in 2008, Cha was named Million Writers Award best new online magazine 

Million Writers Award – Cha’s Nominations

The Million Writers Award for the year’s best online short fiction is now inviting nominations from readers, writers, and editors. The award is for any short story of at least 1,000 words first published in an online publication during 2011.
Below are our nominations. Good luck to the three writers.

“The Bat Whisperer” by Shivani Sivagurunathan.
Published in the February 2011 issue.

“Song for Chongwenmen” by Kaitlin Solimine.
Published in the July 2011 issue (“The China Issue”).

“Improvisation” by John David Harding.
Published in the November 2011 issue.


If you have read a story in Cha and liked it (see a list of eligible stories), please consider nominating it.

Deadline for nominations is 9 April, 2012.