CHA: An Asian Literary Journal wins Million Writers Award for best new online magazine or journal

CHA: An Asian Literary Journal is very pleased to announce that we have won the storySouth Million Writers Award for best new online magazine or journal for 2008. We would like to thank the writers and the guest editors for being part of Asian Cha.

We would also like to congratulate Robert Abel (“The Ghost in the Mirror“), Ken Kamoche (“The Smell of Fresh Grass“) and Thaila Ramanujam (“Life is Awesome“) for having their stories selected by storySouth as among the notable online short stories published in 2008.

Cha contributors Tai Dong Huai and J. A. Tyler each has two stories named notable stories in 2008. Tai’s “Mice” (published in Pindeldyboz) and “Fang” (published in Underground Voices) and Tyler’s “Indians” (published in Storyglossia) and “And” (published in Underground Voices) have been selected as notable online stories published in 2008.

Congratulations to all!

Ken Kamoche in One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories

Ken Kamoche is one of the authors featured in an exciting new anthology, One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories. Writers are from all over the world.

Book description:

One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories is made up of twenty-three stories, each from a different author from across the globe, all brought together by two of the contributors, Molara Wood and Ovo Adagha. All belong to one world, united in their diversity and ethnicity. And together they have one aim: to involve and move the reader.

The range of authors takes in such literary greats as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Jhumpa Lahiri, and emerging authors such as Elaine Chiew, Chika Unigwe, and Henrietta Rose-Innes.

The members of the collective are: Elaine Chiew (Malaysia), Molara Wood (Nigeria), Jhumpa Lahiri (United States), Martin A Ramos (Puerto Rico), Lauri Kubutsile (Botswana), Chika Unigwe (Nigeria), Ravi Mangla (United States), Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria), Skye Brannon (United States), Jude Dibia (Nigeria), Shabnam Nadiya (Bangladesh), Petina Gappah (Zimbabwe), Ivan Gabirel Reborek (Australia), Vanessa Gebbie (Britain), Emmanual Dipita Kwa (Cameroon), Henrietta Rose-Innes (South Africa), Lucinda Nelson Dhavan (India), Adetokunbo Abiola (Nigeria), Wadzanai Mhute (Zimbabwe), Konstantinos Tzikas (Greece), Ken Kamoche (Kenya), Sequoia Nagamatsu (United States), Ovo Adagha (Nigeria).

Ken Kamoche’s fiction has been published in issue #4 of Cha.