Poet Eileen Myles Reads At Babson April 3rd
Poet, novelist, performer, and art journalist Eileen Myles will visit Babson College on Tuesday April 3, 2018, 7 p.m., Carling-Sorenson Theatre, as part of the Charles D. and Marjorie J. Thompson Visiting Poet Series.
Myles (preferred pronoun they/ them/ theirs) is the author of more than twenty books, including Afterglow (a dog memoir), Chelsea Girls, and I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems 1974-2014.
Myles will read from their poetry, and this event will be followed by a book signing. It is free, and open to the public. All are welcome.
The Charles D. and Marjorie J. Thompson Visiting Poet Series has brought poets of national and international acclaim to Babson College for more than thirty years.
Renowned as a poet, novelist, performer, and art journalist, Eileen Myles is a trailblazer whose decades of literary and artistic work “set a bar for openness, frankness, and variability few lives could ever match” (New York Review of Books).
“Eileen Myles is that rare creature, a rock star of poetry” (Boston Globe).
Their many honors include four Lambda Literary Awards, the Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing, the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, Creative Capital’s Literature Award, the Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant, and a Foundation for Contemporary Arts grant.