Creative Writing Lecture: Eileen Myles
Series organized by Ben Marcus, Writing
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 7 pm
Dodge Hall, Room 501
Eileen Myles is the author of nineteen books including I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems, and a reissue of Chelsea Girls in 2015. Upcoming is Afterglow (a memoir) a fantastic book about a pitbull named Rosie (1990-2006). Eileen is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Warhol/Creative Capital art writers' grant, a Creative Capital nonfiction award, four Lambda Book Awards, the Shelley Prize from The Poetry Society of America and a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Art. Their Inferno was named to the Slate/Whiting novel list and in 2015 they received the Clark Prize for excellence in art writing. They live in Marfa, TX and New York.