Creative Writing Publications

Edited Publications
Word Salad Poetry Magazine (co-editor). June 2007-May 2008.
Hong Kong U Writing: An Anthology (editor). Department of English, The University of Hong Kong. March 2006.
Short Stories
¶”The Cat Woman” (p. 7). Orbis Quarterly International Literary Journal Issue 142. UK. Winter 2007.
“Tales Of Departure”. Mud Luscious Issue 1. October 2007.
¶”Julian and James” (pp. 49-50). The Delinquent Issue 3. UK. 2007.
¶”Ann”. Arabesques Review: Contemporary Women’s Literature Vol. 3, No. 2. Algeria. June 2007.  [Two poems are also on the Arabesques website.]
“Her Favourite”. 55 Word Stories. July 2007.
“Moments Not Resolved”. Stride Magazine. UK. April 2007.
¶”Enchanted me from the beginning” (pp. 157-163) (co-written with Jeff Zroback). Hong Kong Whodunits: One City, Twelve Murders. The Hong Kong Writers’ Circle, Hong Kong. March 2007.
“Let Her Go” (second runner-up winner in The Standard-RTHK Short Story Competition 2005). The Standard. Hong Kong. Saturday 17 December 2005.
“Summer” (pp. 2-3). Yuan Yang Vol. 4. Hong Kong. 2004.
Poetry (in anthologies & books)
¶”Watching My Dad Fly A Kite” (p. 86). A Moment of Deja Vu. Forward Press, UK. 2007.
¶”Angels” (pp. 48-49), “Disappear” (p. 122), “A Painter’s complaint” (p. 187). Sweat & the City. Hong Kong Writers’ Circle. March 2006.
¶”The Third Person” (p. 58), “To Wring Words From A Man” (p. 61), “His T-shrits” (p. 78). Hong Kong U Writing: An Anthology. Department of English, The University of Hong Kong. March 2006.
¶”Fragments” (pp. 27-28), “The Rainwater” (pp.66-67) (translated into Chinese by Ellen Lai) in Ellen Lai’s first collection of poetry & prose Except For Spider and Psychotic Woman. January 2006.
¶”We Walked, Together But Apart” (p. 32), “Amid The Scattered Paper” (p. 42) in Poetry Live!, Chameleon Press, Hong Kong. 2005.
Poetry (in journals, magazines, e-zines, etc.)
“Landscapes of the mind” (pp.96-97) in SN Review (Autumn 2008)
“Three haiku”“At a poetry reading” in The Glasgow Review (UK, December 2008)
“Invitation”“Day in March”“Taset of blood”“The chauffeur must know” (All written with Reid Mitchell) in Rhythm Poetry Magazine (Fall/Winter 2008/2009)
“Access Denied”Reprint in Eureaka Street (Australia, Vol 18 No 23, 10 November 2008)
“Bride” (English original by Reid Mitchell; Chinese translation by me) in Poetry Sky Quarterly (Issue#16, Winter 2008)
“I lay curled on the sofa” in Blue Fifth Review (Fall 2008)
“Barefoot women” in Quarterly Literary Singapore Review (Vol. 7, No. 4, October 2008)
“Invisible red cords” in Sotto Voce Magazine (Issue#1, Fall 2008)
¶”In private, I write to you my lady” (p. 13) in Magma Poetry (October 2008)
“Ring fingers”Reprint in Shit Creek Review (Issue#8, October 2008)
“The Famine in Anhui, China (1959-62)”Reprint in Frostwriting (Issue 1, 2008)
“Painting” in Up the Staircase (Fall 2008)
“Confessions of a woman, seventy years old or less” (p. 19) Reprint in Sage Trail (Vol. 1, Number 8, October 2008)
“Envious old woman” (from “Confessions of a woman, seventy years old or less”Reprint) in Postal Poetry (September 2008)
“You are my 27th letter” (p. 25) in 34th Parallel (Issue#4, September 2008)
¶”Young” (p. 26), “One-time model”Reprint (p. 27) in The League of Laboring Poets(Vol 2, issue #4, August 2008)
“The Famine, 1959-62”Reprint in November 3rd Club Journal (Summer 2008)
“The fisherman’s wife”(poem by me, audio recording by Hanani Cha) in Qarrtsiluni (July/August 2008)
“Primordia”“The cows”“Still life with smoker”(English original by Tom Chandler; Chinese translation by me) in Poetry Sky Quarterly (Issue#15, Fall 2008)
“Words”Reprint in Just a Moment (Part of Blue Print Review) (Issue#17, 2008)
“A lovelorn girl’s four seasons”“I”Reprint, “And my fair past here showed me” in ditch, (Canada, July 2008)
“To wring words from a man”Reprint in Poetry Friends (05 July, 2008)
“Going to my parents’ place on a crowded bus”Reprint, “Dinner table”Reprint, “This be the postcard poem”Reprint, “In this massiave hallway”Reprint, “In the summit of greying snow”Reprint in Concelebratory Shoehorn Review (Issue#19, July 2008)
“Early spring”Reprint in Poetry Friends (23 June, 2008)
“Her editor”Reprint, “John gave Rachel a book”Reprint, “I know what you did”Reprint,“His penis”Reprint in Ygdrasil: A Journal of the Poetics Art (June 2008)
“An elegy to a brother who wrote autobiographical poems”Nominated for a Pushcart Prize in Boxcar Poetry Review(Issue#14, May 2008)
“When I was six”“An ancient poem not yet written” (English original by Tom Chandler; Chinese translation by me) in Poetry Sky Quarterly (Issue#14, Summer 2008)
“The famine, 1959-62” in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore (Singapore, 7:2, April 2008)
¶”The lean shadow” (p. 9), “The eyes on her postcard” (p. 9) in The Paper Wasp Magazine (Australia, Autumn 2008)
“The World Began”. Elimae. April 2008.
¶”An Artist”, “Elephants”, “Secondhand”. SUB-LIT Vol.1, No. 4. April 2008.
¶”Dinner Table”Reprint, “This Be The Postcard Poem”. Lunarosity. April 2008.
¶”A Painter’s Complaint”Reprint (p. 7), “Seasonal Hair”Reprint (p. 7), “Ode To This Particular Man in Hong Kong”Reprint (p. 8). Origami Condom Issue 7. 2008.
“I Lay Curled On The Sofa”, “Winter In My Apartment”, “A Walk To Unforget”. Kritya: a Journal of Poetry Vol. 3 Part 11. India. April 2008.  
“His T-shirts” (pp. 12-13) (with a Chinese translation by me). Glint: Taichung Writers Association Journal. Taiwan. 3 March 2008. 
¶”Speed” (p. 7), “Sending My Friend To Him” (p. 7), “A Fairytale” (p. 7). The Journal Issue 21. UK. Spring 2008. 
“Advice To Herself At Age Eighteen”. Dark Sky Magazine Issue 6.2. March 2008. Republished in August 2009.
¶”This Is Not An Age For Punctuation” (pp. 71-72) (inspired by a Chinese poem by Ellen Lai). Asia Literary Review No. 7. Hong Kong. Spring 2008.
“I Once Called A Man Fat”. Apple Valley Review 3.1. Spring 2008.
“A Visitor” (with a Chinese translation by me) in Poetry Sky Quarterly Issue 13. Spring 2008.
¶”Years Ago, Picking Them Up After School”, “Confessions Of A Woman, Seventy Years Old Or Less”Reprint, “The Rainwater”Reprint, “A Moment At A Housewarming Party”.  Softblow. Singapore. February 2008. 
¶”Last Night, Five People, Unbeknownst To You”, “Libraries”. Blue Jew Yorker Issue 3. January 2008.
“Minute” (p. 106), “One-time Model” (pp. 106-107), “Confessions Of A Woman, Seventy Years Old Or Less” (p. 107) (English original by me; Chinese translation by Diana Yue). Muse Issue 12. Hong Kong. January 2008. 
“Cigarette Butts”. Istanbul Literary Review. Turkey. January 2008.
¶”Words” (p. 7). Orbis Quarterly International Literary Journal Issue 142. UK. Winter 2007. 
“Dinner Table”“Before My Departure”. Loch Raven Review Vol. 3, No. 4. Winter 2007.
¶”A Kind Of Relationship”Reprint (p. 476), “Cupid Knows His Job”Reprint (p. 477). Taj Mahal Review Vol. 6, No. 2. India. December 2007.
“Epiphany Of A Girl Divorcing Her Boyfriend”, “Almost The End Of The World”, “A Writers’ Vow” in Listenlight Poetry Journal Issue 13. December 2007.
“Past”, “He Wetted His Toothbrush”Reprint, “Why She Lost Her Boyfriend At Age Twenty Five”Reprint, “Why She Stayed Awake One Night At Age Thirty Five”, “Weak He”, “I Didn’t Intend To Write About Sex (after Cyril Wong)”, “Pleading”. Great Works Issue 10. UK. October/November 2007.
“In This Massive Hallway”Reprint“In The Summit Of Greying Snow”. Mascara Literary Review Issue 2. Australasia. October 2007.
¶”Ode To This Particular Foreign Man in Hong Kong” (p. 31). Decanto Magazine Issue 31. UK. 2007.
¶”Seasonal Hair” (p. 66). Decanto Magazine Issue 30. UK. 2007.
“Why She Lost Her Boyfriend At Age Twenty Five”, “Weak He”, “One In A Decade”. BlazeVOX 2k7: An Online Journal of Voice. Fall 2007.
“In This Massive Hallway”21 Stars Review Issue 5. September 2007.
“Cupid Knows His Job”. Nth Position. September 2007.
¶”Peter and Mary”, “Water”, “Letters”, “Envy”, “Inside The Train”Reprint, “Reasons To Love”Reprint, “Sweet Heart”Reprint. Poetry Macao Issue 5. Macao. 2007.
“She Dressed In All Black”. Word Riot. August 2007.
¶”Your Brother, Not Forgotten” (p. 123). Saint Ann’s Review. USA. Summer 2007.
¶”He Wetted His Toothbrush” (p. 511), “Mystery” (p. 511). Taj Mahal Review Vol. 6, No. 1. India. June 2007. 
“In A Restaurant” (a poem inspired by Ellen Lai’s work) (p. 7), “Her Editor” (p. 7). Magma Poetry Issue 38. UK. Summer 2007. 
¶”Fragments”Reprint (p. 150). Fire. UK. June 2007.
“Fragments”. Lily Vol. 4, No. 7. June 2007.
“The News”The Beat. UK. Thursday 10 May 2007.
¶”A Manifesto” (p. 5). Poetry Monthly Magazine Issue 134. UK. May 2007. 
¶”How High” (p. 33), “A Story Within A Story” (p. 33). Iodine Poetry Journal. USA. Spring/Summer 2007.
“To Get Myself Some Water” (a poem inspired by Ellen Lai’s poem). Paper Tiger Media—Hutt Issue 2.5. Australia. 2007.
“People In A Movie”. Blue Print Review Issue 11. Germany. April 2007.
¶”Scent” (pp. 42-43). Etchings Issue 2. Australia. 2007.
“A Kind Of Relationship”, “My Pseudo-boyfriend”, “From An Email To A Home-bound Friend”, “A Venusian Who Doesn’t Know It All Writes A Postcard Home (After Craig Raine)”, “Addiction”. Makata Vol. 8. Philippines. April 2007.
¶”Pregnant” (p. 15), “Perhaps Death” (p. 16). The Delinquent Issue 2. UK. March 2007.
“Lovers’ Ups And Downs” (in six parts)”. Other Voices International Project Vol. 25. 4 March 2007.  
“Why She Wasn’t Published At Age Twenty”Flutter Poetry Journal Vol. 2, No. 3. March 2007.
“Do Not Throw Litter Down The Toilet”. The Pittsburgh Quarterly. USA. 2007 edition.
¶”A Visitor” (p. 19), “Eternity” (p.19). San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly Issue 33 (The Gold Issue). USA. Winter 2007.
¶”Early Spring” (p. 13). Hong Kong Culture Issue 26. Hong Kong. February-March 2007.
¶”Deceiving The World” (p. 8).  Envoi Issue 146. UK. February 2007. 
¶”Take Away From Me” (co-written with Reid Mitchell) (p. 15). Poetry Monthly Magazine Issue 130. UK. January 2007. 
 “Going To My Parents’ Place On A Crowded Bus”. Spoken War. 2007 edition. 
¶”Languages”Reprint (p. 433). Taj Mahal Review Vol. 5, No. 2. India. December 2006.
¶”The Vowel” (p. 10). Poetry Monthly Magazine Issue 128. UK. November 2006.
“Untitled” in APWN HK Issue “The Fifty Shrinking Years”. November 2006.
¶”The Comfort Of Strangers”Reprint (p. 16). The Cannon’s Mouth Issue 21. UK. September 2006.
“Languages” (p. 158), “Butterfly Pin”Reprint (p. 159), “The Comfort Of Strangers”Reprint (p. 160), “Ring Fingers”Reprint (p. 161). Asia Literary Review Vol. 2. Hong Kong. Summer 2006.
¶”An Equation For A Returning Husband” (p. 82), “Cruel Yet Full Of Expectancy” (p. 83). Living in Thailand Vol. 32, No. 10. Thailand. October 2006.
“The Rainwater”. HiNgE (Vol. 7, Issue 3. October 2006/Autumn 2006.
¶”I Know What You Did” (p. 25), “John Gave Rachel A Book” (p. 26). Pressed. Taiwan. Autumn 2006.
¶”Time”, “The Person”, “Years”, “The Way To Tame You”, “My Birthday”, “Nothing But This”, “The Man Who Distracts Me From Reading”, “The World of Reality”, “Romantic Life”, “When Your Hands”. Snakeskin Poetry Issue 127. UK. September 2006.  
“Inside The Train”. Right Hand Pointing Issue 12. September 2006.
¶”Ring Fingers” (p. 7). Filling Station Issue 37. Canada. 2006.
¶”Laundry”, “The Thesaurus” in Word Salad Poetry Magazine. 2006.
¶”Living” (p. 5). Poetry Monthly Magazine Issue 125. UK. August 2006.
¶”Our Breasts” (p. 162), “Your Beard” (p. 163), “My Vagina” (p. 164), “His Penis” (p. 166) (English original by me; Chinese translation by Tommy Tse) in Fe/male Bodies: the First Asia-based Bilingual Bookazine on Body, Gender and Sexuality Vol. 2. Hong Kong. July 2006)
“Newest, Hottest, Tallest, The Most London” (p. 55). Poetry NZ Issue 32. New Zealand. 2006.
¶”The Vacuum Cleaner” (p. 2). Poetry Monthly Magazine Issue 116. UK. November 2005.
¶”Friday” (p. 19), “Evening” (p. 19). Pressed. Taiwan. September 2005.
¶”Red Lips” (p. 34) Borderlines Poetry Magazine Issue 36. Wales. Summer 2005.
“I” (p. 9), “Sweet Heart” (p. 51). Yuan Yang Vol. 2. Hong Kong. May 2001.
Dialogues (Co-written with Reid Mitchell)
“Old Professions”“Filial Piety”. Qarrtsiluni. October-December 2008.
¶”Morning Hangovers”, “Something Lives In Holes”, “24 Hour Diner”, “Put All In Boxes”, “A Mouse In The Head”. Admit2 No. 25. September 2008.
“Ebbing”, “Contract In Broken English”. Prick of the Spindle Vol.2.2. June 2008.
¶”Their Voices, Varied And Many” (pp. 163-179). Love & Lust. Inkstone Books and the Hong Kong Writers’ Circle: Hong Kong. February 2008.
“And The Sun Stood Still”. Ghoti Issue 13. Winter 2007. 
¶”Two Birds And One future” (pp. 20-21), “After The Ball” (p. 38). Gentle Strength Quarterly Vol. 2, No. 1. USA. Summer 2007.  
“Perfect Teeth”Fringe Issue 12. USA. October 2007.
¶”Remembrance and Happenstance” (p. 38). Barrow Street. USA. Summer 2007.
“Brutal End Of Affair”, “Learn To Call It Texture”, “A Small Circle Of Chains”Admit2 No. 17. May 2007. 
“The Baker Must Always Find His Breakfast”, “Black Xox”. Caffeine Destiny. USA. Spring 2007.
“Coffee”, “Ill Adjusted”, “A Locked garden”Poetry Super Highway. USA. 5-11 February 2007.
Book Reviews
¶A review of John Biggs’s Project Integrens. Asian Review of Books. 8 February 2007.
¶A review of Gillian Bickley’s Moving House and Other Poems from Hong Kong. Asian Review of Books. 24 September 2006.
¶A review of The Hong Kong Writers’ Circle’s Haunting Tales of Hong Kong. Asian Review of Books. 23 February 2006.
¶A review of Eddie Tay’s A Lover’s Soliloquy. Asian Review of Books. 15 January 2006.
¶A review of Madeleine Marie Slavick’s Delicate Access. Asian Review of Books. 9 November 2004.
Images (see gallery here)
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal Issue 4. August 2008.
Postal Poetry (see archive here).
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal Issue 3. May 2008.
Pequin. May 2008.
Poesy Issue #35. March 2008.
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal Issue 2. February 2008.
Pequin. January 2008.
Toward the Light: Journal of Reflective Word and Image (p. 46). Winter 2007.
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal Issue 1. November 2007.
Trillium Literary Journal Vol. 1, No. 1 (p. 11, p. 263, p. 279). Fall 2007.
Blue Print Review Issue 13. September 2007.
Ancient Heart Magazine (p. 7, p. 35, p. 52). UK. July 2007.
Lily Vol. 4, No. 8. July 2007.
Lily Vol. 4, No. 7. June 2007.
Lily Vol. 4, No. 6. May 2007.
The Other Voices International Project Vol. 25. 4 March 2007.