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I Must Be Living Twice

New and Selected Poems 1975 - 2014

I Must Be Living Twice( )
Author: Myles, Eileen
ISBN:978-1-78125-736-4
Publication Date:Aug 2016
Publisher:Profile Books Limited
Imprint:Tuskar Rock Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $32.99
Book Description:

A collection of thrilling verse, including both new poems and beloved favourites, from the celebrated poet, modern cult icon, and author of nineteen books including Chelsea Girls.Eileen Myles' work is known for its blend of reality and fiction, the sublime and the ephemeral. At once intimate and open-hearted, their poems are a raw, complex and compelling diary of postmodern life and invite readers into astonishing new considerations of familiar settings, from the beginnings and ends of...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.4 x 22.2 x 3.3 cm
Book Weight:0.51 Kilograms
Author Biography
Myles, Eileen (Author)
Eileen Myles is an American poet and writer born on December 9, 1949 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Boston (1971). She moved to New York City in 1974 where she participated in workshops and worked with and for several famous poets. Her career includes working as Artistic Director of St. Mark's Poetry Project, serving as Professor of Writing at the University of California, San Diego, and Visiting Writer at seven colleges.

Myles's first book, The Irony of the Leash, was published in 1978. Some of her other work include A Fresh Young Voice From the Plains, Not Me, Inferno, Maxfield Parrish/early and new poems, School of Fish, Skies, On My Way, Snowflake / Different Streets, and The Importance of Being Iceland. She has also written articles, essays, plays and other works of fiction and nonfiction.

She founded the Lost Texans Collective with Elinor Nauen and Barbara McKay and performed in group and solo performances.

She has received numerous awards for her work. Her latest awards include The Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing (2015) and The Lambda Pioneer Award (2016).

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