'What if its too late? What if the damage is done? Our climate is changing, a shift that will be transformative. But like the intersectionality of our personal and social relations, the environmental effects of the Anthropocene do not begin or end with rises in global temperature, they are complicated by interconnected patterns of human influence over the natural world.' (Jonathan Green Editorial Introduction)2018 pg. 83
'Eileen Chong’s luminous poetry examines the histories – personal, familial and cultural – that form our identities and obsessions.
'A Thousand Crimson Blooms is a deepening of her commitment to a poetics of sensuous simplicity and complex emotions, even as she confronts the challenges of infertility or fraught mother–daughter relations. Entwined throughout are questions of migration and belonging.
'Viewed as a whole, this collection is a field of flowers, aflame with light.'' (Publication summary)St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2021 pg. 19 Section: Paper Boats