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"
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.