Monday 4 February 2013

Cha "Betrayal" Poetry Contest - Shortlist

BETRAYAL - Shortlist

A Cha Poetry contest

We have now selected the sixteen short-listed poems for Cha's "Betrayal" poetry contest. The finalists will be announced when the March 2013 issue of the journal goes live. 
We are currently accepting general submissions for the June 2013 issue. 

 The shortlist:

  • "The Cloud Revolt" by David W. Landrum
  • "The Third is a Betrayal" by Sumana Roy
  • "One day" by Arun Anantharaman 
  • "Death by numbers" by SuzAnne C. Cole 
  • "The dare" by Amy Uyematsu 
  • "Questions Left Unanswered" by Shirani Rajapakse 
  • "The Virgin From Gibeah" by Ian Chung 
  • "Her lips" by Nicholas Francis 
  • "Eyes" by  Kim Saloner 
  • "Uriah" by Theophilus Kwek 
  • "How Many Roads Must a Man Walk Down Before You Can Call Him a Man?" by Anita Feng 
  • "Benazir Bhutto" by Matthew A. Hamilton 
  • "Betrayal at the mall" by Vinita Agrawal 
  • "DARK-LASHED GIRLS" by Carol Ayer 
  • "Survivor's Guilt" by Heather Bell 
  • "Jade" by Larry Lefkowitz

The judges:

  • 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. 
The prizes:
  • 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. 
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