Matt Turner

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Contributor and Guest Editor

Matt Turner‘s writings can be found in SeedingsHyperallergic WeekendLos Angeles Review of Books China Channel and Bookforum, and he has translated or co-translated Lu Xun, Chan Chi Tak, Yan Jun and Hu Jiujiu. He lives in New York City. He serves as the guest prose editor for Issue 39 (April 2018) of Cha.


  • Issue #39 (April 2018): Guest Prose Editor [forthcoming]
  • Issue #39 (April 2018): Shanghai Swan Song: Paul French’s Bloody Saturday: Shanghai’s Darkest Day [Read] [Cha Review of Books and Films]
  • Issue #39 (April 2018): Revolutionary Practice: Kaitlin Solimine’s Empire of Glass [Read] [Cha Review of Books and Films]
  • Issue #38 (December 2017): Between A Rock: Simon Cartledge’s A System Apart [Read] [Cha Review of Books and Films]
  • Issue #37 (October 2017): Back to the Vortex? [Read]
  • Issue #36 (June 2017): I am Poetic: Collections by Goro Takano, David Gilbey and Peter Makin [Read]
  • Issue #22 (December 2013): Yuan Dadu Ruins Park, c. 1269-Present [Read]