Monday, March 14, 2011

March 16: Eileen Myles & Ed Roberson

Wednesday, March 16th
Eileen Myles and Ed Roberson
7:30PM sharp

Danny's Tavern
located at 1951 W. Dickens
21+ (please bring ID)

EILEEN MYLES was born in Boston and moved to New York in 1974. Her Inferno (a poet's novel) is just out from OR books. For her collection of essays, The Importance of Being Iceland, she received a Warhol/Creative Capital grant. Sorry Tree is her most recent book of poems. In 2010 the Poetry Society of America awarded Eileen the Shelley Prize. She is a Prof. Emeritus of Writing at UC San Diego. She lives in New York.

ED ROBERSON is the author of eight books of poetry, including To See the Earth Before the End of the World (Wesleyan). He is the recipient of the Poetry Society of America’s Shelley Memorial Award and the Lila Wallace–Reader’s Digest Writers’ Award, and his prior books have won the Iowa Poetry Prize and the National Poetry Series. Having retired from Rutgers University, Roberson currently lives in Chicago where he has taught at Columbia College Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of Chicago.