“Christina Sng is a composer of dark imaginative verse, often as beautiful as it is, well, macabre. While her distinctive work makes its way onto magazine racks now and again, Sng’s poetry graces small press periodicals beyond number.
The Darkside of Eden is a collection of this prolific scribe’s work, and includes 18 poems, all but “Succubus” previously published. (Her poetry), by turns morose, beautiful, and mysterious, is always as dark as Jagermeister or a cup of joe not compromised by sugar or cream.”
– Kane S. Latranz, reviewer for alt.press, alibi
“A highly recommended chapbook from an extraordinary poet of dark verse.”
– Jon Hodges, writer, poet, founder of Project Pulp
“Outstanding break-up poetry, with just the right amount of pride, bitterness and turn of the knife. Brilliant.”
– Megan J Bulloch, reviewer for The Swamp
“This is a superb collection. I’ve got mine; get yours.”
– Tyree Campbell, editor of Aoife’s Kiss
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About the Author
Christina Sng is the author of poetry collections The Darkside of Eden (Allegra Press, 2002), Angelflesh (Sam’s Dot Publishing, 2002), and Dark Dreams (Naked Snake Press, 2006; Smashwords, 2011). Since 2000, her poems have sold to numerous North American, British, and Australian publications including Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, Aoife’s Kiss, Bare Bone, Black Petals, Blood Rose, ChiZine, Dark Animus, Dreams and Nightmares, Electric Velocipede, Flesh & Blood, Hadrosaur Tales, The Journal, Lunatic Chameleon, The Martian Wave, Mythic Delirium, The Pedestal Magazine, Penumbric, Poe Little Thing, Space & Time, Star*Line, Story House, Tales of the Talisman, Wicked Hollow, and Yellow Bat Review, among many others. She was Featured Poet in The Edge: Tales of Suspense and Black Petals, and Twilight Tales’ International Author of the Month. In late 2001, she was commissioned by award-winning artist Frank Wu to pen several poems for his work. Some of her collaborators in fiction and poetry include British novelist Mike Philbin, and American poet and journalist Mike Allen. In 2002, 2003, and 2004, her poems “The Marvel of Flight” and “Crimes of Our Youth” (Wicked Hollow #1 and #4), “The Bone Carver” (ChiZine), “The Art of Weaving” (Flesh & Blood #14), and “Asunder” with Mike Allen (Star*Line), received Honourable Mentions in the Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th Annual Editions, respectively. In 2007 and 2014, her poems “Medusa in LA” and “Allegra” (Tales of the Talisman Vol. 1 Issue 1 and Vol. 10 Issue 3), were nominated for the Rhysling Award in the short and long poem categories.