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Author photo. Credit: David Shankbone, Sept. 14, 2008, Brooklyn Book Festival

Credit: David Shankbone, Sept. 14, 2008, Brooklyn Book Festival

Eileen Myles

Author of Inferno (a poet's novel)

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Eileen Myles is an American poet and writer born on December 9, 1949 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Boston (1971). She moved to New York City in 1974 where she participated in workshops and worked with and for several famous poets. Her career includes working as Artistic Director of St. Mark's Poetry Project, serving as Professor of Writing at the University of California, San Diego, and Visiting Writer at seven colleges. Myles's first book, The Irony of the Leash, was published in 1978. Some of her other work include A Fresh Young Voice From the Plains, Not Me, Inferno, Maxfield Parrish/early and new poems, School of Fish, Skies, On My Way, Snowflake / Different Streets, and The Importance of Being Iceland. She has also written articles, essays, plays and other works of fiction and nonfiction. She founded the Lost Texans Collective with Elinor Nauen and Barbara McKay and performed in group and solo performances. She has received numerous awards for her work. Her latest awards include The Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing (2015) and The Lambda Pioneer Award (2016). (Bowker Author Biography)
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Inferno (a poet's novel) 291 copies, 2 reviews
Chelsea Girls 277 copies, 10 reviews
Cool For You 202 copies, 5 reviews
The New Fuck You (Editor) 104 copies
Afterglow (a dog memoir) 85 copies, 2 reviews
Not Me 71 copies
Sorry, Tree 65 copies
Evolution 45 copies, 2 reviews
School of Fish 42 copies
Snowflake / different streets 38 copies, 1 review
Skies 36 copies
The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry (Contributor) 557 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2004 (Contributor) 196 copies
The Best American Poetry 2002 (Contributor) 176 copies, 1 review
Queer 13: Lesbian and Gay Writers Recall Seventh Grade (Contributor) 173 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2010 (Contributor) 112 copies, 3 reviews
Poems from the Women's Movement (Contributor) 102 copies
My Lover Is a Woman (Contributor) 86 copies, 1 review
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