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Christopher Luna performs with Tyler Burba by Nathan Tompkins

Christopher Luna performs with Tyler Burba by Nathan Tompkins

Friday, September 10, 2010

NYC Poet Eileen Myles at The Waypost (Portland, OR) September 19

Eileen Myles
Photo by Lucia Dipierro
From Jesse Morse (via David Abel):

Please come out to The Waypost (3120 N Williams Ave., Portland) to see renowned poet Eileen Myles read from her new poet's novel, Inferno. Smorg is extremely excited to host this event. Sunday, September 19th, 7:30 pm. Food, beer, wine and espresso all available at The Waypost. See you there!


Eileen Myles will be reading from Inferno (a poet’s novel) which chronicles the adventures of a young female writer finding her sex and aesthetics in the last decades of the 20th C. Eileen’s books of poems include Not Me, School of Fish and Sorry, Tree. Her first fiction, Chelsea Girls, appeared in 1994 followed by Cool for You (a nonfiction novel) in 2000. She taught in the writing program at the University of California at San Diego for five years, returning to New York in 2007. Last spring she was the Hugo visiting writer at U.MT, Missoula. Her essays were collected in 2009 in The Importance of Being Iceland for which she won a Warhol/Creative Capital grant.

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