the Obsessions talk series is about one writer’s obsession and the ways in which it informs their practice. In this iteration Eileen Myles will lead an an improvisational q & a.
Audience members are required to come with questions for Myles: the sky is the limit. About her work. About life. About politics. About sex and love. About obsessions. Theirs, hers.
admission $6-10 sliding scale/ members free. No one turned away for lack of funds.
ABOUT EILEEN MYLES
(photo by Libby Lewis)
Eileen Myles was born in Boston (1949) and moved to New York in 1974 to be a poet. Snowflake/different streets (poems, 2012) is the latest of her 18 books. Inferno (a poet’s novel) came out in 2010. For The Importance of Being Iceland/travel essays in art she received a Warhol/Creative Capital grant. In 2010 the Poetry Society of America awarded Eileen the Shelley Prize. She is a Prof. Emeritus of Writing at UC San Diego. She’s a 2012 Guggenheim fellow. She lives in New York.