Phoebe Tsang’s Contents of a Mermaid Purse is on the 2010 ReLit Award longlist

Congratulations to Phoebe Tsang! Her collection Contents of a Mermaid Purse, published by Tightrope Books, is on the 2010 ReLit Award (category: Poetry). Good luck, dear! We are very happy for you!
A review of Contents of a Mermaid Purse by Cha consulting editor Reid Mitchell is available in Issue 9 of Cha.

Phoebe Tsang’s poems were published in issue #6 and issue #9 of Cha. She also reviewed for the journal (see here). Phoebe’s poem “Song for a Commuting Gravedigger” is discussed on A Cup of Fine Tea.

Phoebe Tsang in The Globe and Mail

Phoebe Tsang is featured in The Globe and Mail blog for National Poetry Month. Please take a minute to click on this link, read, and post a comment if you happen to have the time or inclination. Let’s get the conversation started!
Phoebe Tsang’s poetry has been published in issue #6 and issue #9 of Cha. She has also reviewed for the journal (see here). Phoebe’s poem “Song for a Commuting Gravedigger” is analysed in A Cup of Fine Tea.

Best of the Net 2009 Nominations

Cha is happy to announce that we have decided to nominate the following pieces of work for inclusion in Best of the Net Anthology 2009, published by Sundress Publications. Congratulations to these writers and good luck!

Poems nominated by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal for inclusion in Best of the Net 2009:
= Reid Mitchell, “Flowers Are As Permanent As Brick” (issue #4, August 2008)
= Isabela Banzon, “Kids Everywhere and You and Me in Nowhere” (issue #4, August 2008)
= Jennifer Wong, “Companions” (issue #5, November 2008)
= Phoebe Tsang, “Song for a Commuting Gravedigger” (issue #6, February 2009)
= Gillian Sze, “Sonnet II” (issue #6, February 2009)
= Iris A. Law, “Circumnavigation” (issue #7, May 2009)
Short stories nominated by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal for inclusion in Best of the Net 2009:
= Nirmala Pillai, “The Killing” (issue #5, November 2008)
= Caitlin Militello, “Coming of Age” (issue #7, May 2009)