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I Dreamt I Went to the 2012 Poets House Showcase Opening, and It Was Real July 16, 2012: Who: Corina Copp What: Poets House Showcase When: Saturday, June 30, 2012 Where: New York “Open Door” features audio, video, and online media to document dynamic interactions between poetry and its audience. “Open Door” showcases performance, scholarship, and engagement outside the usual boundaries of slams, workshops, and book [...] by

Eileen Myles, Now in Totebag Form July 10, 2012: What is the world coming to? Great things? Maybe we're just easy...but this is some decent marketing. An Eileen Myles totebag has just been released unto the world from Inferno's O/R Books. "The bag was something I wanted beyond reason--something to hold my poems, twice as big as the universe and it must be androgynous." "Now available from [...] by

An Open Letter to Eileen Myles June 18, 2012: Hop on over here for Christine Cody's open letter to Eileen Myles at the Lambda Literary website. The letter, written in response to this great book, contains some of the following: Your new tandem book Snowflake / different streets (Wave Books) feels so good in my hands. I like to cradle it in my open palms―different streets: Newer [...] by

Read What Eileen Myles Wrote to Her 14-Year-Old Self, Share Your Own Experience for a Chance to Win The Letter Q May 25, 2012: Autostraddle has this great write-up on the book The Letter Q which is edited by Sarah Moon and James Lecesne, is an anthology of letters about life getting better in Adult Land, but it's also a tiny peek into the histories of some of your favorite queer authors. Eileen Myles, Malinda Lo, Jasika Nicole, Ali Liegbegott, Julie Anne [...] by

Wave Books Unveils a SoundCloud May 14, 2012: And here's what it contains: Now you can listen to all of the recordings from the 2009 3 Days of Poetry Festival, including readings from Dorothea Lasky, Mary Ruefle, Joshua Beckman, Matthew Zapruder, Rachel Zucker, Noelle Kocot, Jon Woodward, Anthony McCann, Matthew Rohrer, Geoffrey Nutter, Richard Meier, Maggie Nelson, Dara Wier, and [...] by

Eileen Myles on May Day “Free University” May 4, 2012: See this post from Democracy Now! that has video taken at the "Free University" in Madison Square Park. The video will start with Eileen Myles at the 49:00 mark. by

Myles, Conrad, Buuck Give Impromptu Reading at Laundromat March 20, 2012: Check this out from Andrew Kenower's Vimeo page: Last night CAConrad, David Buuck and Eileen Myles read at Artists' Television Access in San Francisco for Small Press Traffic. The reading was sold out and a few dozen people were turned away. After the reading Eileen and Conrad read to some of those who couldn't get in at Mission [...] by

“But an American female or queer writer can never be allowed, say, to irresponsibly suggest to the reader for even a moment that she doesn’t know where she’s going.” February 29, 2012: Eileen Myles and CAConrad—both celebrating new books published by Wave Books--are in conversation over at BOMBLOG. Not too long ago, Myles interviewed Conrad, writing: "Conrad and his creations, I hope you’ll agree, belong everywhere. I’ve never seen him occupy a room—especially one he reads his work in—where he hasn’t affected a [...] by

Lambda Literary Awards Honor Myles, Teare May 31, 2011: The 23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards took place at the School of Visual Arts Theater in NYC last week, and among the winners were Brian Teare (Pleasure, Ahsahta Press) for gay men's poetry, and Eileen Myles, in lesbian fiction, for Inferno (A Poet's Novel) (OR Books). The full list (there are, in total, 24 categories) of award winners is here. [...] by

Berrigan and Myles Rock the Music Hall of Williamsburg May 23, 2011: New York Press had a little chat with Eileen Myles last week about her then-upcoming appearance at the Music Hall of Williamsburg with none other than Sonic Youth frontman and poetry fanatic Thurston Moore, whose new album, Demolished Thoughts, has just released. Moore asked both Myles and Edmund Berrigan's band I Feel Tractor to open the show [...] by