Eileen Myles Poetry Reading at Mount Holyoke College

This event is presented by the Mount Holyoke College English Department. The Odyssey Bookshop will be on hand selling books. Click here to visit the event page.

“It seems you should obviously always be pleasing somebody with your writing but who.” Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles is a poet, novelist, public talker and art journalist. Their twenty-one 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. Eileen 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 PSA. In 2016, Myles received a Creative Capital grant and the Clark Prize for excellence in art writing. In 2019 they'll be teaching at NYU and Naropa University and they live in New York and Marfa, TX. 

Free and open to the public. 

Event date: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
Lower Lake Rd, South Hadley, MA 01075
South Hadley, MA 01075
Afterglow (a Dog Memoir) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802128553
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - September 18th, 2018

Evolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802128508
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - September 11th, 2018

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