Christina Sng

Poet, Writer, Artist

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A Collection of Dreamscapes by Christina Sng

2020 Bram Stoker Award® winner, 2021 Elgin Award nominee, and 2020 Ladies of Horror Fiction Award nominee, A Collection of Dreamscapes brings to life dark mythologies, fairy tales, a league of monsters, and a journey into the unfathomable depths of the human heart. This widely lauded follow-up to Sng's Bram Stoker award-winning volume, A Collection of Nightmares, has been described by reviewers as "a captivating collection that is not to be missed", "immersive, creepy, accessible", "a dream, dark and fantastic", "haunting, stunning, and poignant", and "a poetry collection every public library should own". Available from Raw Dog Screaming Press and Amazon.

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Last updated: 10 July 2021

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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) features a surreal dreamscape of seasonal creatures, bone carvers, listless gods, vengeful angels, post-apocalyptic survivors, and the end of all things good and evil. Available from Amazon and Raw Dog Screaming Press.

A Collection of Nightmares by Christina Sng

2018 Elgin Award runner-up Astropoetry (Alban Lake Publishing) celebrates the wonders and mysteries of space in scifaiku and lyrical prose. On sale from Amazon.

Astropoetry by Christina Sng

2017 Elgin Award nominee, An Assortment of Sky Things, is a poetic tour of the solar system and beyond in haiku and short poetry.

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.

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 as a free PDF from the Origami Poems Project.

A Constellation of Songs by Christina Sng

Christina Sng is the two-time Bram Stoker Award winning author of A Collection of Nightmares, A Collection of Dreamscapes, and Elgin Award runner-up Astropoetry.

Her poetry, fiction, essays, and art appear in numerous venues worldwide and have garnered many accolades, including the Jane Reichhold International Prize, nominations for the Rhysling Awards, the Dwarf Stars, the Pushcart Prize, the Elgin Award, and the Ladies of Horror Fiction Award, as well as honorable mentions in the Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, and the Best Horror of the Year.

Her essay Final Girl: A Life in Horror was a Stoker finalist for Superior Achievement in Short Non-fiction and her first novelette Fury made its debut in the award-winning anthology Black Cranes: Tales of Unquiet Women.

Christina's next collection The Gravity of Existence is forthcoming in 2022.

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10 July 2021: Completely blown away by this news today! I am so honored and awed to see A COLLECTION OF DREAMSCAPES nominated for the 2020 Ladies of Horror Fiction Award for Best Poetry Collection alongside the incredible works of these amazing women: Jessica Drake-Thomas, Jessica McHugh, Sara Tantlinger, and Cynthia Pelayo! A huge thank you to the nominators for reading our work! I am deeply grateful.

7 July 2021: Tremendously honored to see A COLLECTION OF DREAMSCAPES nominated for an Elgin Award among such stellar company!

A huge and very grateful thank you to all the nominators who took the time to read our books. We truly cherish you!

23 May 2021: It feels like a dream! A COLLECTION OF DREAMSCAPES has won the 2020 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection!!

Thank you so much to the Horror Writers Association and to my friends and colleagues for this tremendous honor. I am truly awed and humbled.

Congratulations to all the winners: the amazing Lee Murray, Tim Waggoner, and Stephen Graham Jones for their double Stokers, my BLACK CRANES sister Gene Flynn, the infinitely talented Josh Malerman, my idol Nancy Holder, Chiara Di Francia, Amelia Woo, Laurie Foster, Raw Dog Screaming Press alum EV Knight, Adam Cesare, Leigh Whannell, Lifetime Achievement winners Carol J. Clover, Jewell Gomez, and Marge Simon, Silver Hammer Award winners Carina Bissett and Brian W. Matthews, Mentor of the Year Angela Yuriko Smith, Richard Laymon President's Award winner Becky Spratford, and Horror Writers Association Specialty Award for Publishing winner Crystal Lake Publishing.

A very special congratulations to Lee and Gene for winning the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in an Anthology. I am so proud to be a part of the BLACK CRANES anthology with my first novelette Fury and over the moon to see this groundbreaking anthology honored today.

I would like to share this award with:

My fellow nominees, Alessandro, Jessica, Cynthia, Sara, Rhonda, Kelly, and Tim, I am elated just to be in a category with you.

My publishers, Jennifer and John, my editor Stephanie, and my publicist Erin. Thank you for your unwavering support and help in bringing this dream to life. I am truly, deeply grateful.

To Steven Archer, thank you for your mesmerizingly beautiful cover which perfectly epitomizes Dreamscapes. There is this moment in time when you see a piece of art and know it is the one. This is the one.

To Marge, Linda, Grace, Mike, Ken, Lee, Gene, Jason, and Dave, my dear friends and mentors. Thank you for always believing in me and never giving up on me.

To Dad who left this world far too soon. Thank you for loving me unconditionally and always being the hero in my stories.

To my children who inspire me every day and show me the meaning of hope and love. Thank you for being my lightbringers.

A very special thanks to everyone who took the time to read my collection. You became a part of my story the moment you opened that first page. Thank you for journeying with me.

Last but not least, thank you to my many friends and colleagues who have walked this poetic path with me these long years.

All of you are the reason we are here today. I share this award with you. Thank you and thank you again.

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10 July 2021: Delighted my haiku has been selected and translated in Haiku Column for the Haiku University!

la naissance de ma fille

the birth of my daughter

les sourires éclatants de ma fille

my daughter's bright smiles

les doux bisous de ma fille

my daughter's sweet kisses

8 July 2021: Lovely to see my haiku selected and translated in Haiku Column for the Haiku University!

chaleur légère
mon chat devant le climatiseur

light heat
my cat in front of the air conditioner

je prépare un dîner sain

I make a healthy dinner

1 July 2021: Happy to see my two haiku in this month's brass bell!

sitting in the shadows
I invent new worlds
with stuffed animals

I sit on my swing
after school

1 July 2021: Lovely to see my poem "Elizabeth" in the 54th edition of The Sirens Call.

29 June 2021: Thrilled to see my art pieces "Into the Woods", "Twigs Across a Puddle", and "Together" displayed in my first virtual exhibition A COLLECTIVE REUNION WITH REALITY organized by The Rice Company Limited here in Singapore. They are in Room 3.

27 June 2021: Finished my first poetry marathon today with over 24 poems written in 24 hours! Thank you so much, Caitlin and Jacob for organizing this incredible challenge.

11 June 2021: Thrilled to see my microfiction "The Eternal Fire" in the latest issue of Penumbric.

7 June 2021: Lovely to be a part of Haiku University's Saijiki winter!

dead lotus
winter burial

1 June 2021: Lovely to see my 2 haiku in this month's brass bell:

pitch black
my daughter calls out

last breath
the still wind

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