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

16 June 2017: My space poem "Miranda" won Second Place in the 2017 Astronomers Without Borders Global Astronomy Month AstroPoetry Contest!

30 May 2017: Over the moon to discover that I have 4 poems nominated for the 2017 Dwarf Stars Award, "Red Apples", "Mercury", "Pandemonium", and "Root Cellar".

26 May 2017: My haiku "dancing beneath" is Runner Up in the Third International Haiku Contest "Cherry Blossom" organised by the Bulgarian Haiku Union.

dancing beneath
falling cherry blossoms
an old married couple

23 May 2017: My haiku "spring weeds" earned an Honourable Mention in the 2017 Betty Drevniok Awards.

spring weeds
in my organs
endometriosis

20 May 2017: My haiku "sand dunes" received a Merit Award in the First Montenegrin Haiku Contest.

sand dunes
the folds in her
baby skin

27 April 2017: My haiku "daybreak" is 5th place in the Caribbean Kigo Kukai on Poem in my Pocket:

daybreak
the welcome sight
of our lost cat

23 April 2017: My haiku "oyster pearls" earned an Honourable Mention in the Wild Plum Haiku Contest 2017!

oyster pearls
finding myself again
after motherhood

19 April 2017: Delighted to be featured in the 2017 Rhysling Poets Showcase #9.

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LATEST RELEASES

1 June 2017: My flash fiction "Fenrir" appears in New Myths #39.

1 June 2017: "spring dream" appears in brass bell.

spring daydream
my son's stuffed tiger
stares at the sun

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RECENT SALES AND ACCEPTANCES

22 June 2017: My tanka "Garlic and Crosses" was sold to Scifaikuest.

15 June 2017: "autumn leaves" was sold to the Autumn 2017 edition of The Cicada's Cry.

15 June 2017: My haiga "Racing for Shelter" was sold to Scifaikuest.

13 June 2017: My haiga "Blown Away" was sold to Grievous Angel.

13 June 2017: "flames reflected", "sateen sheets", and "cloud trail" were sold to Prune Juice.

6 June 2017: "Midnight" was sold to Star*Line.

2 June 2017: "Day Moon", "Exhaling Deeply", and "One Flap" were sold to Star*Line.

1 June 2017: My first art piece sold in some 15 years! "The Hand" will appear in the print issue of Scifaikuest in August 2018.

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