Tuesday, February 10

“A Thrashing, Generous Intelligence”: Eileen Myles’s Inferno chosen for Slate/Whiting Second Novel List

"The poet Eileen Myles is, of course, also an accomplished writer of fiction, and her recent novel Inferno has just been named one of the five books on the Slate/Whiting Second Novel List.  In a glowing review of the book on Slate, Sasha Weiss hails Myles’s coming-of-age novel for capturing something essential about the experience of being a young and hungry writer in a New York that no longer exists. ..."
Locus Solus: The New York School of Poets (Video)
Slate: The Yearning of Artists
Inferno (A Poet's Novel) - Eileen Myles
vimeo: Eileen Myles reads an excerpt from INFERNO (a poet's novel)

2010 August: Inferno