The sixth volume in The Braziller Series of Australian Poets features the work of a much celebrated, emerging immigrant poet.Another Language features the work of a much celebrated, emerging immigrant poet. Eileen Chong is a writer of stirring lyric poetry as well as historical narratives and dramatic monologues. In a poetry informed by strands of experience, memory, and language linked to her Chinese past, she has created a new language, a new way of seeing and being Australian.
|Publisher:||Braziller, George Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Eileen Chong was born in 1980 in Singapore. She moved to Sydney, Australia in 2007.
She won the Poets Union Youth Fellowship in 2010 and was the Australian Poetry Fellow for 2011-2012.
She was the poet-in-residence at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and the Bundanon Trust in 2016.
She has been mentored by the Australian poets Judith Beveridge and Anthony Lawrence.
Paul Kane is a poet and critic who has published six collections of poems and a dozen other books. He has received a Fulbright award, Guggenheim and NEA Fellowships and grants from the Mellon Foundation. He is general editor of The Braziller Series of Australian Poets, and is currently
Professor of English and Environmental Studies at Vassar College. He lives in
Warwick, New York.