Cha "Hong Kong" Poetry Contest

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This December, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal will turn eight years old. To mark the occasion, we are running a poetry contest that unashamedly focuses on the city which the journal calls home—Hong Kong. Send us poems that describe, praise, critique, interrogate, eulogise or curse Hong Kong and its history, grievances, politics, people, places, faces, traces.

Rules: 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 Poems must be previously unpublished.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: 31 July 2015

Prizes: First: £50, Second: £30, Third: £15, Highly Commended (up to 5): £10 each. (Payable through Paypal. Donated by an anonymous patron who loves Hong Kong.) All winning poems (including the highly recommended ones) will receive first publication in a special section in the Eighth Anniversary Issue of Cha, due out in December 2015.

Judges: Tammy Ho Lai-Ming and Jason Eng Hun Lee

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