We have selected the following eight winning poems, which will all be published in the Seventh Anniversary Issue of Cha, due out in late December 2014 or early January 2015.
// Naveed Alam, “Wagah-Atari”
// L.S. Bassen, “Aunt Esther”
// Manjiri Indurkar, “Schizophrenia”
// Jeffrey Javier, “Blackout”
// Jeffrey Javier, “Missing”
// Jyotsna Jha, “Everything Is In Place Except Me”
// Meg Eden Kuyatt, “Portrait in a Fujisaki Apartment”
// Robert Perchan, “Miss Min’s Monday Morning Magic”
- Tammy Ho Lai-Ming is a Hong Kong-born poet. She is a founding co-editor of Cha.
- Jason Eng Hun Lee has been published in a number of journals and he has been a finalist for numerous international prizes, including the Melita Hume Poetry Prize (2012) and the Hong Kong University’s Poetry Prize (2010).
- First: £50, Second: £30, Third: £15, Highly Commended (up to 5): £10 each. (Payable through Paypal.)
- All winning poems (including the highly recommended ones) will receive first publication in a special section in the Seventh Anniversary Issue of Cha.
The prizes were generously donated by an expat reader residing in Hong Kong.
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