Jeff Zroback

Founding Co-editor and Tea Taster

Jeff welcomes you:

Originally from Canada, Jeff Zroback [blog] is an editor by trade and has previously worked in Korea and Hong Kong. He is also a co-editor of the short fiction collection Love & Lust and writes many of the early Cha editorials. Contact:


  • All Issues: Co-Editor
  • A Cup of Fine Tea [Read]
  • Issue #15 (November 2011): Listening Outloud [Read]
  • Fine Tea Competition 2011: Judge [Information]
  • A Cup of Fine Tea: Kristine Ong Muslim’s “Preface to a Pornographer’s Dirty Book” [Read]
  • Issue #13 (February 2011): When You Live with a Poet [Read]
  • A Cup of Fine Tea: Amy Uyematsu’s “August Green” [Read]
  • A Cup of Fine Tea: Wena Poon’s “Copernicus for a Singaporean Grandmother” [Read]
  • A Cup of Fine Tea: Phill Provance’s “St. Petersburg Has Many Churches” [Read]
  • Issue #12 (September 2010): The Mortuary and the App [Read]
  • Issue #10 (February 2010): Thoughts of Trains; Trains of Thought [Read]
  • Issue #9 (November 2009): Better Housekeeping [Read]
  • Issue #8 (August 2009): Some Other Life [Read]
  • Issue #7 (May 2009): Under the Moon, Under the Rain-Hat [Read]
  • Issue #6 (February 2009): The Year of the Shoe [Read]
  • A Cup of Fine Tea: Donna Pucciani’s “Lunar Eclipse” [Read]
  • Issue #5 (November 2008): Time and Distance [Read]
  • A Cup of Fine Tea: Phoebe Tsang’s “Song for a Commuting Gravedigger” [Read]
  • A Cup of Fine Tea: Gilbert Koh’s “Not Home” [Read]
  • Issue #4 (August 2008): The Family Album [Read]
  • Issue #3 (May 2008): Cha: Some Thoughts on a Name [Read]
  • Issue #1 (November 2007): Why Start an Online Journal? [Read]