Eileen Chong

2018 Porter Prize Shortlist

22 February 2018

'101, Taipei' by Nicholas Wong, 'Compass' by Eileen Chong, 'The Abstract Blue Background' by LK Holt, 'Decoding Paul Klee’s Mit Grünen Strümpfen (With Green Stockings) 1939' by Katherine Healy, and 'breat More

Eileen Chong: City Lights: San Francisco

Eileen Chong
28 May 2014

For H. Tamvakeras

I was reading a poem in that upstairs sunlit room
when I looked up and thought I saw ... More

After Pintauro

Eileen Chong
08 June 2011

After Pintauro


And on my travels I came across
a boy holding his purple heart
in his hands like a broken cup. I touched
the handle – it turned into a bluebird
and tottered away on unsteady
feet. The boy unfolded
himself into a crane and tuc ... More