A reading by eileen myles

Photo by Shae Deta.

Eileen myles will be reading from their new book of poems, "evolution." This event is free and open to the public.

The Odyssey Bookshop will be on hand with a selection of the author's books for purchase.

Sponosored by the Department of English.

eileen myles

Photo of eileen myles.  Photo credit: Peggy O'Brien

Eileen myles is a poet, novelist, public talker and art journalist. Their 21 books include "evolution" (poems), "Afterglow" (a dog memoir), a 2017 re-issue of "Cool for You, I Must Be Living Twice/new and selected poems," and "Chelsea Girls." Myles is the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, an Andy Warhol/Creative Capital Arts Writers grant, four Lambda Book awards, and the Shelley Prize from the Poetry Society of America. In 2016, they received a Creative Capital grant and the Clark Prize for excellence in art writing. In 2019, they'll be teaching at New York and Naropa universities. Myles lives in New York City and Marfa, Texas.

Photo credit: Peggy O'Brien