Eileen Chong

Eileen Chong

Eileen Chong is a Sydney poet who was born in Singapore. Her books are Burning Rice (2012), Peony (2014), Painting Red Orchids (2016), and Rainforest (forthcoming in 2018), all from Pitt Street Poetry. Her work has shortlisted for numerous prizes, including the Anne Elder Award, the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, and twice for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Another Language (2017) is published by George Braziller, New York, in the Braziller Series of Australian Poets, with a foreword by Paul Kane.

Website: www.eileenchong.com.au

Events: The Common Table: Poetry Workshop

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