Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles


Eileen Myles is a poet, novelist and performer whose books include Chelsea Girls, I Must Be Living Twice, Selected Poems, and The Importance of Being Iceland/Travel Essays in Art. Afterglow (A Dog Memoir) will be out in Fall 2017. In 1992, Myles conducted an openly female write-in campaign for President of the United States. They have received grants and awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, Creative Capital, The Foundation for Contemporary Art and in 2016 was awarded the Clark Prize for Excellence in Art Writing. Myles is also a television poet. Their poems have appeared in seasons 2 and 3 of the Emmy-winning TV show Transparent. They live in New York and Marfa, TX.

Photo Credit: Peggy O’Brien

Buy Myles’ latest book, I Must Be Living Twice

Events with Eileen Myles

Queer Representation and the Media

02 May 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St, New York, NY 10012
B/D/F/M to Broadway Lafayette
W/R to Prince St
6 to Spring St