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Christina Sng

Christina Sng

Born: in Singapore
Resides: Singapore
E-mail: csng (at) gmx (dot) net

Christina Sng writes haiku to immerse in nature amid life in the city. She is the author of two chapbooks, and her work has been widely published in journals and anthologies worldwide.

Awards and Other Honors: Runner Up, Golden Haiku Contest (2016) [for "spring morning"]; Honourable Mention, Neo-classical Haiku, World Haiku Review (June 2016) [for "summer comfort"]; Haiku of Merit, Shintai Haiku, World Haiku Review (June 2016) [for "tropical sunset"]; Honourable Mention, 3rd Haiku Contest on the theme "gourds", 12th Pumpkin Festival (September 2016) [for "bone tired"]; Third Prize, Harold G. Henderson Award for Best Unpublished Haiku (Haiku Society of America, 2016) [for "drifting snowflakes"]; Honourable Mention, Where Tanka Prose Grows (2016) [for "Love Story"]; Winner, WonderFold Writing Contest (October 2016) [for "The Last Two Bees"]; Honourable Mention, Irish Haiku Society's 8th International Haiku Competition (December 2016) [for "ebb tide"]; Second Place, Tanka, San Francisco International Competition (Haiku Poets of Northern California, 2016) [for "late sunset"]; Honorable Mention, Senryu, San Francisco International Competition (Haiku Poets of Northern California, 2016) [for "gastroenteritis"]; Haiku of Merit, Neo-Classical, World Haiku Review (January 2017) [for "winter waves"]; Haiku of Merit, Shintai, World Haiku Review (January 2017) [for "tiniest pearl"]; Haiku of Merit, Vanguard, World Haiku Review (January 2017) [for "knotted branches"]; Merit Award, First Montenegrin Haiku Contest (2017) [for "sand dunes"]; Second Place, Anniversary Caribbean Kigo Kukai (2017) [for "spring retreat"]; Honourable Mention, Wild Plum Haiku Contest (2017); [for "oyster pearls"]; Honourable Mention, Betty Drevniok Award (2017) [for "spring weeds"]; Runner Up, Third International Haiku Contest "Cherry Blossom" (2017) [for "dancing beneath"]; Honourable Mention, Neo-Classical, World Haiku Review (August 2017) [for "cool summer"]; Haiku of Merit, Neo-Classical, World Haiku Review (August 2017) [for "water fountain"]; "lingering summer", Haiku of Merit, Shintai, World Haiku Review (August 2017) [for "water fountain"]; Haiku of Merit, Vanguard, World Haiku Review (August 2017) [for "whorls"]; Honourable Mention, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival International Haiku Invitational (2017) [for "first day home"]; Honourable Mention, The Second Annual Jane Reichhold Memorial Haiga Contest [Traditional Haiga] (November 2017) [for "not alone", watercolour on paper].

Books Published: A Constellation of Songs (Origami Poems Project, 2016); Catku (Allegra Press, 2016).

Selected Work
 
ebb tide
turtle hatchlings
chase the sea
 
moth orchids
emerging finally
from my cocoon
 
 
 
oyster pearls
finding myself again
after motherhood
 
learning
the art of dying
chrysanthemums
 
 
 
tiniest pearl
in the oyster shell
faraway star
 
endless
the brief lives
of stardust
 
 

Credits: "ebb tide" - Honourable Mention, Irish Haiku Society's 8th International Haiku Competition (2016); "oyster pearls" - Honourable Mention, Wild Plum Haiku Contest (2017); tiniest pearl" - Haiku of Merit, World Haiku Review (Winter 2017); "moth orchids" - wild voices: an anthology of small poems & art by women (March 2017); "learning" - Shamrock 34 (June 2016); "endless" - otata 12 (November 2016).

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