Edited by Rebekah Chan, Gregg Schroeder, Jenn Chan Lyman, Quenntis Ashby, Amanda Webster
Afterness showcases the perspectives of 65 writers whose lives are based in or touch upon Asia.
All are graduates of the City University of Hong Kong Master of Fine Arts programme, started by author Xu Xi in 2010 and closed by the university after five years.
Afterness is a university-funded legacy project for the programme unveiled at the Hong Kong International Literary Festival.
More on Afterness can be found at Afterness Anthology.
A collection of 31 (snapped shut) closet poems
Edited by Quenntis Ashby
Anything about doors, closets, exits, entrances, traveling, The Doors, whatever you interpret door-to-door to mean.
All submissions were published without specific attribution, creating a brief anonymity.
A collection of closet poems and prose
Edited by Quenntis Ashby, Karla Delgado, and Blaire Reeve
Poetry using “rooftop language” (whatever that means to you) – any style/form is fine.
All submissions were published without specific attribution, creating a brief anonymity within each genre.
The Hunchback and the Bearded Lady
Lady Silkworm Samurai: Cadenza for a Lady Caterpillar on a Leaf
into the desert of breaking things without pause for concern (read for free on eightcuts, 2010).
“I Never Sang a Hymn for my Mother” (Voice & Verse: Estrangement. Issue 50, 2019, p.88)
“Trigger Happy” (Voice & Verse: Extradition. Issue 48, 2019, p.32)
“Armed Unrest in the City” (Voice & Verse: Loneliness in the City. Issue 47, 2019, p.108)
“Unmanned Triptych” (Voice & Verse: Intercourse and Intertextuality. Issue 45-46, 2019, p.227)
“He Made Himself at Home” (Thunkbook One, Joel McCaffery, 2013, p.98)
“Explicit Numbers” (Thunkbook One, Joel McCaffery, 2013, p.100)
“Poem for the Left Hand” (Afterness: Literature from the New Transnational Asia, p.24)
“Bear Weds Rabbit: An Ukiyo-e Fable” (Afterness: Literature from the New Transnational Asia, p.34)
“Two Facets of Five Facts” (Door-to-Door II, p.25)
“Sudoku Variations” (Door-to-Door II, p.52)
“The Lonely Door” (Door-to-Door, p.4)
“At Dan Ryan’s” (Door-to-Door, p.18)