Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles is the author of two new poetry collections, Skies (/Black Sparrow) and on my way (Faux Press).

L.A. L.A.

Politically speaking look at this a word at a time on my knee looking forward to a picnic with my friends in the afternoon in their car

Jan 17, 2008 / Books & the Arts / Eileen Myles

Not Betsy Rosses Not Betsy Rosses

For a while I thought about designing a flag. Something bigger, blurrier than "nation." I imagined a hovering planet on a field of blue, and "United We Stand" could be written un...

Feb 21, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Eileen Myles

Spice Grrrl Spice Grrrl

On a trip to Russia in 1995 I was told by the young writers I met there that when a certain famed Soviet novelist returned to his native land, he was an offensive anachronism to th...

Feb 25, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Eileen Myles