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Inferno (A Poet’s Novel) with Eileen Myles
Date: Thursday, October 28th
Time: 7 pm
LOCATION: The Center for Fiction, 17 E 47th St between Fifth and Madison Aves (212-755-6710, www.centerforfiction.org). Subway: B, D, F, V to 47-50th Sts-Rockefeller Center; 6, E, V to Lexington-Third Ave-51st St; 7, B, D, F, V to 42nd St-Fifth Ave-Sixth Ave.
Poet, novelist, performer, and raconteur Eileen Myles’ discusses her latest book, Inferno (A Poet’s Novel). Myles uses the act of writing to tell a woman’s coming of age story in New York during the era of punk. John Ashberry calls it “zingingly funny and melancholy.” Eileen Myles is a poet, essayist and performer whose books include Not Me, School of Fish, Chelsea Girls, Cool for You, Sorry, Tree, and The Importance of Being Iceland. With Liz Kotz, she co-edited the notorious The New Fuck You/adventures in lesbian reading, responding to the short-lived gay and lesbian publishing boom in the ’90s. Her reviews, articles, essays and blogs have appeared in Art Forum, Parkett, Vice, AnOther Magazine and the Brooklyn Rail.