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2017 Bram Stoker Award® Winner, 2018 Elgin Award nominee, and one of LitReactor's Best Books of 2017, A Collection of Nightmares (Raw Dog Screaming Press) is a poetic feast of sleeplessness and shadows, an exquisite exhibition of fear and things better left unsaid. Available from Amazon.
2018 Elgin Award runner-up Astropoetry celebrates the wonders and mysteries of space in scifaiku and lyrical prose. On sale from Alban Lake Publishing.
2017 Elgin Award nominee, An Assortment of Sky Things, is a poetic tour of the solar system and beyond in haiku and short poetry.
Catku takes us on a whimsical life journey between a cat and its human, a tale woven with 21 haiku and senryu based on my life with beloved cats. A must-have for all cat lovers.
Christina Sng is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of A Collection of Nightmares (Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2017). Her poetry, fiction, and art have appeared in numerous venues worldwide, receiving accolades such as the Jane Reichhold International Prize, nominations in the Rhysling Awards, the Dwarf Stars, the Elgin Awards, and honourable mentions in the Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, and the Best Horror of the Year.
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AWARDS, REVIEWS, FEATURES, INTERVIEWS
16 September 2019: Blown away to discover that 4 of my poems have made the Recommended List for the Best Horror of the Year Volume Eleven! My deepest gratitude to Ellen Datlow for this incredible honour.
Sng, Christina "Memoirs in the Dark," Spectral Realms No. 8.
15 September 2019: Never would I have ever imagined a poem of mine would be discussed and thoughtfully analyzed for 20 minutes on a podcast but it was! :D
A huge thank you to Anton Cancre and Sarah Hans for their thoroughly enjoyable and brilliantly witty conversation about my poem "The Dissection" and to Jason Sizemore and Bianca Spriggs for first publishing it in Apex Magazine.
Check out the podcast here.
11 September 2019: Thrilled to announce that Raw Dog Screaming Press will be publishing my next book A COLLECTION OF DREAMSCAPES in 2020!
8 September 2019: My 2-line haiku "setting sun" has been selected as one of Haiku University's Weekly Best for the week of 19-25 August 2019!! Many grateful thanks to judge Soucramanien Marie!
Beautiful and touching. A great love for her grandmother. We understand well the parallel that is made between L1 and L2 which makes this haiku very moving.
26 August 2019: Over the moon to see my poem "Volition" in The Fox Poetry Box!! I can't stop beaming! :D
21 August 2019: Elated that my haiku "summer rain" has been selected as one of the Haiku University's Weekly Best from June 24 to 30, 2019 by judge Soucramanien Marie!
Judge's commentary: "The summer rain is always welcome when it's a scorching heat. I really liked the image of this haiku. When we welcome someone, we open our house. Here we find this beautiful dose of freshness."
5 August 2019: My flash fiction "Adventure in the Worm Hole" won the Tales of the Moonlit Path "Bugs" Contest!
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19 September 2019: Happy to see my haiku in this week's Haiku Dialogue amongst friends.
19 September 2019: My 3 scifaiku and 1 horrorku appear in the August 2019 online edition of Scifaikuest:
18 September 2019: Delighted to see my pastel nagomi painting "Sunset Cattails", digital ink art "Into the Woods", and small poems on childhood memories in Colorado Boulevard today!
Dad and I
my happiest childhood memory
all the secrets
always home by 5
only when I was sick
mom always read me
before the monsters
I kept safe
they remind you
10 September 2019: Thrilled to receive my contributor's copy of the 2019 Dwarf Stars anthology with my 3 poems, "The Gravity of Loss", "all my nightmares", and "emerging".
2 September 2019: My haiku appears in Issue 1.8 of Human/Kind Journal!
dreaming I'm anywhere but here dissociation
1 September 2019: 3 of my haiku appear in the 15th issue of FemkuMag!
31 August 2019: My haiku "sea breeze" appears in the Fall 2019 issue of Akitsu Quarterly!
31 August 2019: My dark poem "Storm Child" appears in the Ladies of Horror Flash Project.
22 August 2019: My horror story "A Gathering of Crows" appears in Tales from the Moonlit Path!
WARNING: Don't read this while you're eating*
*although I know this will make some of you want to read it more. :D
20 August 2019: Thrilled to be a part of Miscreations: Gods, Monstrosities & Other Horrors - A Horror Anthology co-edited by Bram Stoker Award-winning editors Doug Murano and Michael Bailey with my poems "The Vodyanoy" and "The Old Gods of Light" alongside Laird Barron, Victor LaValle, Josh Malerman, Ramsey Campbell, Lisa Morton, Mercedes M. Yardley, Michael Wehunt, and Usman T. Malik. Coming in early 2020 from Written Backwards.
15 August 2019: It's always lovely to receive my contributor's copies of Mayfly!
2 August 2019: "Poisoned Apples", "a butterfly darts", and "Rapunzel gets" appear in Star*Line 42.3.
1 August 2019: Happy to see my 3 haiku in Femku #14!
cut off again
1 August 2019: Lovely to be among friends in this week's Haiku Dialogue, curated by Katherine Munro for The Haiku Foundation!
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RECENT SALES AND ACCEPTANCES
5 September 2019: "The God of the Winds" was sold to Spectral Realms #12.
2 September 2019: "Always a Beast" was sold to Polu Texni.
30 August 2019: "full moon" was accepted for the October issue of cattails.
25 August 2019: "The Strange Sensation", "Instantly Regretting", "Bringing", "Longing", "I Run Reels of my Children" were sold to Scifaikuest.
2 August 2019: "Home" was sold to Sanitarium Issue 3.
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