Monday, 19 November 2012

Cha "Betrayal" Poetry Contest


A Cha Poetry contest

WINNERS ANNOUNCED (27 February, 2013 ) :::  SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED (5 February, 2013)
This contest is run by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. It is for unpublished poems about "Betrayal".  


  • Tammy Ho is a Hong Kong-born poet. She is a founding co-editor of Cha and an assistant editor of Fleeting Magazine
  • Andrew Barker is the creator of the online lecture website Mycroft, where examples of his poetry lectures can be seen. He is the author of the poetry collection snowblind: from my protective colouring (Chameleon Press) and holds a PhD in American Literature and an MA in Anglo-Irish Literature. He currently teaches at the University of Hong Kong and Lingnan University. 
  • Each poet can submit up to two poems (no more than 80 lines long each).
  • Poems must be previously unpublished. 
  • Entry is free.
Closing date:
  • 15 January 2013
  • First: £85, Second: £55, Third: £35, Highly Commended (up to 5): £15 each. (Payable through Paypal.)
  • All winning poems (including the highly recommended ones) will receive first publication in a special section in the March 2013 issue of Cha.
The prizes were generously donated by a reader from the San Francisco Bay Area. 
  • Submissions should be sent to with the subject line "Betrayal".
  • Poems must be sent in the body of the email.
  • Please also include a short biography of no more than 30 words.
Previous Cha contests:

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