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Eileen Chong

Eileen Chong

Art Forms: Poetry, Writing

Residency Year: 2016

Lives / Works: Sydney, Australia

Eileen Chong is a poet based in Sydney, Australia. Chong writes about food, family, migration, love and loss. The Singaporean-Australian poet Boey Kim Cheng has said that ‘Chong’s work offers a poetry of feeling, rendered in luminous detail and language, alive to the sorrows and joys of daily living.’

Chong was in residence for Bundanon’s 2016 Poetry Workshops in partnership with The Red Room Company’s Eucalyptus Eco-Poetry Project (EEPP).

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Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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