Café & Bookstore
Poet and novelist Eileen Myles reads from a new and mostly unpublished fiction and poetry text responding to the condition of the environment, dog culture, rape culture and how they are interrelated.
This reading is organized in the framework of SIREN (some poetics), a group exhibition and a poetics devoted to technologies of myth and mouth, earth and alarm, gender and language.
Free and open to the public.
About the poet
Eileen Myles (b. 1949) is a poet, novelist and art journalist whose practice of vernacular first-person writing has become a touchstone for the identity-fluid internet age. Pathetic Literature, which they edited will be out in November. They live in New York and Marfa, TX.
Their fiction includes Chelsea Girls (1994), Cool for You (2000), Inferno (a poet’s novel) (2010) and Afterglow (2017). Writing on art was gathered in the volume The Importance of Being Iceland: Travel Essays in Art (2009). Books of poetry include Evolution (2018) and I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1975-2014 (2015) and a Working Life is out in spring, 2023.