Saturday, 8 September 2012
New updates on 5 Cha contributors: Ocean Vuong, Nicholas Y.B. Wong, Ricky Garni, Marc Vincenz and Eddie Tay
Ocean Vuong's poem "Prayer for the Newly Damned" is now published in the September/October 2012 issue of the American Poetry Review.
Nicholas Y.B. Wong's "Privilege of Morning" is included in the latest edition of the Notre Dame Review. While you can't read the poem online, you can read "Ode to Objects", "Mirr-man-or" and "Epoch of Metallic Migration", which are available are available on the nd[re]view website (the online companion of the Notre Dame Review). Read the three poems and Nicholas's commentary here.
|| Read Nicholas Y.B. Wong's Cha's profile here.
|| Ricky Garni's poem "Literal Translation of Korean Ideograms" was published in Issue #16 of Cha and creatively responded on A Cup of Fine Tea. Ricky has a poem forthcoming in the September 2012 issue of the journal.
Marc Vincenz's poems "Yet Another Reincarnation" and "Apples" are published in issue 55 of Tears in the Fence. The issue is a 176 page bumper issue and features the work of many talented writers and poets. Learn more about Tears in the Fence here.
|| See Marc Vincenz's Cha profile.
Congratulations to our very own Eddie Tay! His poetry collection The Mental Life of Cities is 1 of 4 books shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize this year. Good luck, Eddie! The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony later this year.
Leonard Ng's This Mortal World, which we reviewed in Cha, is also on the shortlist.