Christina Sng

Poet, Writer, Artist

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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 July 14th in paperback from Amazon.

A Collection of Nightmares by Christina Sng

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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Poetry | Fiction | Art

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AWARDS, REVIEWS, FEATURES, INTERVIEWS

28 August 2017: Deeply honoured to receive the following awards from the World Haiku Review! My most grateful thanks to Susumu Takiguchi, Kala Ramesh, and Rohini Gupta.

cool summer
getting along in a pot
moss and weeds

~Honourable Mention, Neo-classical Haiku

water fountain
dreams glinting
in the sun

~Haiku of Merit, Neo-classical Haiku

lingering summer
finally the shy boy
speaks up

~Haiku of Merit, Shintai Haiku

whorls
on my finger
ley lines

~Haiku of Merit, Vanguard Haiku

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LATEST RELEASES

10 September 2017: My tanka "Mars Beckons" appears in Grievous Angel.

5 September 2017: My fairy tale poem "Little Red" appears in Polu Texni.

26 August 2017: My haiga "Racing for Shelter", scifaiku "Keeping You" and "Her Stunning Silhouette", and horrorku "Wrong Turn" appear in the 14th Anniversary print issue of Scifaikuest.

24 August 2017: Haiku "slippery road" appears in Wild Plum 3:2.

slippery road
veering between
love and hate

23 August 2017: Haiga "Blown Away" appears in Grievous Angel.

19 August 2017: Scifaiku "Red Sun" and tanka "Sky Full of Stars" appear in Scifaikuest Online.

red sun
my new constant
on Proxima b

sky full of stars
how I wish
I could live
long enough
to visit them all

18 August 2017: "yet another" appears in Asahi Haikuist.

6 August 2017: My one-line haiku "multiverse theory" appears in Sonic Boom #9.

multiverse theory this feeling of deja vu

1 August 2017: "up late" appears in American Tanka.

up late
eating grandma's
cherry pie
craving a slice
of silence

1 August 2017: "the things" and "flowering thistles" appear in otata #20.

the things
that tear at me
thorny bramble

flowering thistles
caring for one generation
after another

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RECENT SALES AND ACCEPTANCES

7 September 2017: Sold scifaiku "Gritting my Teeth", "All my Nightmares", "Missing", "Seeing Red" and tanka "Craving to see Blue Skies" to Scifaikuest.

1 September 2017: Sold watercolour painting, "Perched", scifaiku, "Clearing", "All that Remains", "Exhaling Fire", "Insomnia", and senryu, "Trying to be Nice" and "All the Craters" to the Scifaikuest November 2018 Print and Online issues.

22 August 2017: Haiku "death notice" was accepted for the summer issue of hedgerow #120.

16 August 2017: Haiga "Wondering" was sold to the August 2018 issue of Scifaikuest.

14 August 2017: Haiku "stardust", "dreaming", "giving up everything", "living", and "baby dreams" were accepted for Cha No Keburi.

7 August 2017: Sold 3 illustrations to Alban Lake Publishing: "Hanging Tree", "Arrows", and "A Tree in Hand".

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