Christina Sng

Poet, Writer, Artist

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Astropoetry, my first collection of 2017, celebrates the wonders and mysteries of space in scifaiku and lyrical prose. On sale now in print US$6 and digital US$1.99 from Alban Lake Publishing.

Astropoetry by Christina Sng

Elgin Chapbook Award nominee, An Assortment of Sky Things, is a poetic tour of the solar system and beyond in haiku and short poetry. Available in print for US$5 postpaid from Allegra Press.

An Assortment of Sky Things by Christina Sng

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. Available in print for US$5 postpaid from Allegra Press.

CATKU by Christina Sng

A Constellation of Songs, my first haiku collection, spans birth to death, illuminating the wonder and beauty of life in between. Available in print from Allegra Press for US$5 postpaid and as a free PDF from the Origami Poems Project.

A Constellation of Songs by Christina Sng

Dark Dreams is on sale as an eBook at Smashwords. The amazing cover is by Brian Hurtt, artist and co-creator of The Sixth Gun.

Dark Dreams

Christina Sng is a poet, writer, and artist. Her work in Japanese short form poetry, science fiction, and horror has received numerous accolades, most notably, Second Prize in The 2016 San Francisco International Competition for Tanka, Third Prize in the 2016 Annual Harold G. Henderson Award for Haiku, nominations in the Dwarf Stars and Rhysling Awards as well as Honourable Mentions in the Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. She is the author of several collections, including Elgin Award nominee An Assortment of Sky Things (Allegra Press), A Constellation of Songs (Origami Poems Project, Allegra Press), Catku (Allegra Press), Astropoetry (Alban Lake Publishing), and A Collection of Nightmares (Raw Dog Screaming Press).

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AWARDS, REVIEWS, FEATURES, INTERVIEWS

19 March 2017: Proud to be a part of the International Women's Haiku Festival on Jennifer Hambrick's Inner Voices with my senryu, pasta machine and crystal clear lake. It is a splendid series to read, with insightful and thought-provoking commentary on each poem.

14 March 2017: My poem "Tenderly" is a Finalist in the 2017 Kindness Contest.

12 March 2017: My space collection Astropoetry has launched!

25 January 2017: Delighted to receive 3 Haiku of Merit in the Winter 2017 World Haiku Review:

winter waves
after these long years
still swept away by you

tiniest pearl
in the oyster shell
faraway star

knotted branches
my mixed feelings
about you

22 January 2017: The Leviathans of Europa was nominated for a Rhysling Award in the long poem category.

21 January 2017: My chapbook, An Assortment of Sky Things, was nominated for an Elgin Award! This is my first nomination.

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LATEST RELEASES

20 March 2017: Spring Equinox appears in Astronomers Without Borders.

20 March 2017: even perfection appears in Stardust Haiku Issue 3.

16 March 2017: azure sun, February heat, and ruby sky appear in Scifaikuest 53.

16 March 2017: dementia, dried leaf twirling, and dead end appear in the Spring issue of Akitsu Quarterly.

15 March 2017: office astrologer appears in the March equinox issue of Haiku in the Workplace.

11 March 2017: never far, windchill, and evening star appear in hedgerow #109.

8 March 2017: after gesticulating for a day appears in the Lost in Translation issue of Haiku in the Workplace.

7 March 2017: empty nest, winter storm, and moth orchids appear in wild voices: an anthology of small poems & art by women.

6 March 2017: 3 scifaiku, Three Suns, Twin Headlights, and Sprinkled Beneath appear in Grievous Angel's Wall-to-Wall Scifaiku Fest.

1 March 2017: My children's haiku Goose Egg appears in the March 2017 issue of Cricket.

1 March 2017: teaching her appears in the Interns and Trainees issue of Haiku in the Workplace.

1 March 2017: snow moon, morning fog, vanishing, bevelling, malaise, icy breeze, and constantly returning in otata 15.

1 March 2017: unwatched growth, wine country, ice skating, and one part of me appears in Failed Haiku 15.

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RECENT SALES AND ACCEPTANCES

20 March 2017: "frozen pond" and "winter nights" will appear in Chrysanthemum 21 in English and translated into German.

20 March 2017: "Full Moon" was sold to Star*Line.

14 March 2017: "ballet recital" was accepted for tinywords 17.1.

13 March 2017: "a world" will be reprinted in the March issue of Prune Juice.

12 March 2017: "office astrologer" was accepted for the March Equinox issue of Haiku in the Workplace.

9 March 2017: "Planet Nine" was accepted for the British Science Fiction Association's Focus Magazine.

8 March 2017: "Aenid's Dream" and "Pull" were sold to Spectral Realms #7.

For 2017 news, click here, 2016 news, click here. For news between August 2014-December 2015, visit Archived News.