Cha contributors Arthur Leung, Agnes Lam and Viki Holmes will be performing at the 8th Hong Kong Literature Festival. They will read their favourite poems and share their writing experience.
Date: 8 July 2010 (Thu)
Venue: Activity Room 1, Hong Kong Central Library
More information here
, the anthology edited by Xu Xi
and published by Haven Books
(Hong Kong), will be relaunched
with a new cover. To celebrate Haven Books has teamed up with Pacific Coffee to bring the anthology to the general public at a “Meet the Authors” event held on two dates in September 2009: first in Central and two weeks later in Tsim Sha Tsui.
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 / 7 – 8.30pm
Pacific Coffee, 52-54 Wellington Street, Central
Thursday, September 24, 2009 / 7 – 8.30pm
Pacific Coffee, G/F New World Centre, 18-24 Salisbury Road, TST
features work by many Cha
contributors, including Xu Xi (issue #6
), Martin Alexander (issue #3
), Andrew Barker (issue #7
), Cecilia Chan (issue #7
), David Clarke (issue #1
), Louise Ho (issue #4
), Viki Holmes (issues #3
), Alan Jefferies (issue #7
), Agnes Lam (issue #2
), Elbert S.P. Lee (issue #1
), Arthur Leung (issue #1
and guest poetry editor of issue #6
), Mani Rao (issue #1
), Kate Rogers (issue #8
), Nicholas Y. B. Wong (issue #1
and guest editor of issue #4
) and Cha
‘s founding co-editor Tammy Ho Lai-ming
If you are in Hong Kong in September, do join the Fifty-Fifty writers at these exciting meetings!
Performing poets include Joy Al-Sofi, Nashua Gallagher, Claire Lee, Erica Lyons, Aaliya Zaveri and Cha contributors Viki Holmes and Kate Rogers. Mark Peter will be performing music.
Date: Saturday, 29 August 2009
Time: Starting at 9 pm
Venue: BOX THAI – MODERN EATING
1) Poetry Dinner Package $350 per person
Includes: Set Thai dinner, One drink, A copy of NOT A MUSE
2) Drink & Performance Package $100 per person
Includes: Entry and one standard drink
Reserve your tickets at 2537-6887 or come along to BOX THAI
For further information call Natalie 3175-8439
Books will be available for purchase on the night
- Viki Holmes’s poetry was published in issue#3 of Cha and her review of Gillian Sze’s Fish Bones was published in issue #8 of the journal.
- Kate Rogers’s review of Ching-In Chen’s The Heart’s Traffic: a Novel in Poems and Todd Swift’s Seaway: New and Selected Poems was published in issue #8 of Cha.
Cha excitedly announces the launch of Not A Muse. Not A Muse is edited by Viki Holmes (Cha contributor) and Kate Rogers and published by Haven Books.
If you are in Hong Kong, do join the launch party!
NOT A MUSE (editors: Viki Holmes and Kate Rogers) is an exciting and panoramic new poetry anthology of writing by women poets launches in Hong Kong on Sunday March 8th: opening the Man Kong International Literary Festival 2009, and celebrating International Women’s Day.
You are warmly invited to an evening of multi-sensory entertainment, where live poetry intersects with the passion of jazz and the beauty of art. An exciting ensemble of poets from five countries will perform on stage, bringing their poetry alive.
The performance will be enhanced by the artwork of Gukzik Lau, Claire Lee and Madeleine Slavick; and the sounds of musicians Mark Peter and Linus Why. Poets reading will include Laksmi Pamuntjak, Aaliya Zaveri, Viki Holmes, Nashua Gallagher, Michelle Cahill, Adele C Geraghty, Claire Lee, Kate Rogers, Sally Dellow, Anna Sherman, Tanya Hart, Madeleine Marie Slavick, Ina Grigorova and Margaret Grace…
Ticket price includes a copy of Not A Muse
. This event is supported by Haven Books
Viki Holmes’s poetry was published in issue#3 of Cha and her review of Gillian Sze’s Fish Bones was published in issue #8 of the journal.