ROOM 220 will host Eileen Myles for the New Orleans release of Afterglow (a dog memoir) (Grove Press) at 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Saturn Bar (3067 St. Claude Ave.). Free and open to the public, the event will feature a reading, signing, and reception. Octavia Books will be on hand to sell Afterglow (a dog memoir).
Eileen Myles is the author of more than twenty books, including Chelsea Girls and, most recently I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems 1975-2014. Myles’s many honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship in nonfiction, an Andy Warhol/Creative Capital Art Writers’ Grant, a Lambda Book Award, the Clark Prize for Excellence in Art Writing, and the Shelley Prize from The Poetry Society of America. Myles teaches at NYU and Naropa University and lives in Marfa, TX and New York City.