Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles is a poet and writer who has produced more than twenty volumes of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, libretti, plays, and performance pieces over the last three decades. They are the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Andy Warhol/Creative Capital Arts Writers grant, four Lambda Book Awards, the Shelley Prize from the Poetry Society of America, and a poetry award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. Novelist Dennis Cooper described Eileen Myles as "one of the savviest and most restless intellects in contemporary literature." They are know for Chelsea Girls, Inferno and Cool for you.