Eileen Myles Is a “Hall of Mirrors”


Famous people are of course the repositories for the hopes, dreams, and shames of the non famous.

Arielle Greenberg, editor of Rumpus series (K)ink: Writing While Deviant, writes searchingly about herself, Eileen Myles, poetry, and fame for the Poetry Foundation.

Kirstin Allio is currently a Howard Foundation Fellow at Brown University. Her story collection, Clothed, Female Figure comes out with Dzanc in 2016. Her novel, Garner (Coffee House), was a finalist for the LA Times Book Award for First Fiction. She has received the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” Award, a PEN/O. Henry Prize, and has published many short stories, poems, and essays. More from this author →