I Must Be Living Twice (Ebook)

New and Selected Poems 1975 - 2014

Eileen Myles

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Selected works new and old from the celebrated poet and radical icon

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 love and the imperatives of sexual desire, to the daily wonder of a poet's life in New York City and beyond - into lush-and sometimes horrible-dream worlds, imbuing the landscapes of their writing with the vividness and energy of fantasy.

I Must Be Living Twice brings together selections from the poet's previous work with a set of bold new poems that reflect Myles's sardonic, unapologetic, and freewheeling literary voice. Steeped in the culture of New York City, I Must Be Living Twice is a prism refracting a radical world and a compelling life.

Publication date: 04/08/2016

£8.99

ISBN: 9781782833000

Imprint: Tuskar Rock

Subject: Fiction

I Must Be Living Twice (Paperback)

New and Selected Poems 1975 - 2014

Eileen Myles

Selected works new and old from the celebrated poet and radical icon

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, her 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 love and the imperatives of sexual desire, to the daily wonder of a poet's life in New York City and beyond - into lush-and sometimes horrible-dream worlds, imbuing the landscapes of her writing with the vividness and energy of fantasy.

I Must Be Living Twice reflects Myles' sardonic, unapologetic, and freewheeling literary voice. Steeped in the culture of New York City, I Must Be Living Twice is a prism refracting a radical world and a compelling life.

Publication date: 06/09/2018

£9.99

ISBN: 9781781257371

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Fiction

Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles

One of the most important and beloved radical icons of American letters, Eileen Myles has been described as 'one of the savviest and most restless intellects in contemporary literature'. They have published twenty books of poetry, art journalism, fiction, plays and libretti, and recently appeared in the hit US TV series Transparent.

She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in non-fiction, an Andy Warhol/Creative Capital Arts Writers' grant, four Lambda Book Awards, the Shelley Prize, the Clark Prize for excellence in art writing and was named to the Slate/Whiting Second Novel List in 2015.

Myles lives in Marfa, Texas, and New York. Visit her website at www.eileenmyles.com.