Eileen Chong’s A Thousand Crimson Blooms

Today’s episode features Eileen Chong discussing her new collection of poetry A Thousand Crimson Blooms

Eileen Chong

Eileen Chong is an Australian poet of Chinese descent. She is the author of eight collections of poetry and her work has been listed for literary prizes the likes of the The Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards and the PM’s Literary Award. Her first collection Burning Rice is taught as part of the NSW HSC Syllabus.

Today Eileen will be talking about her new collection A Thousand Crimson Blooms.

A Thousand Crimson Blooms

A Thousand Crimson Blooms explores histories and identities that inform our being in the world. From relationships between mother and daughter, and between the woman and the world that seeks to control her the collection resonates with energy and immediacy.

Join me as we discover Eileen Chong’s A Thousand Crimson Blooms

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