Eileen Chong is a poet and the author of nine books. Some awards her work have shortlisted include the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, the NSW Premier’s Literary Award, and twice for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award. Her most recent poetry collection is A Thousand Crimson Blooms from the University of Queensland Press. She lives and works on Gadigal land of the Eora Nation.
Feature Articles / Eileen Chong on beauty and truth: a poetics of resistanceMay 18, 2021
Where do our stories come from? What are these tales we know, speak, understand, and replicate? Where do the words go? What do they do, or undo? What do they leave undone? When and how do we return to a place without words?