Event

Poetry Readings at Burley Fisher Books

22 March 2019


Friday 22 March, 7.00pm
Burley Fisher Books 
400 Kingsland Rd, London E8 4AA

Poetry readings off-site at Burley Fischer Books with Eileen Myles, CAConrad and special guests.

CAConrad is a 2019 Creative Capital Fellow, and the author of 9 books of poetry and essays.  While Standing in Line for Death (Wave Books), received the 2018 Lambda Award.  A recipient of a Pew Fellowship in the Arts, they also received The Believer Magazine Book Award and The Gil Ott Book Award. Their work has been translated into Spanish, Greek, Polish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Danish and German. They teach regularly at Columbia University in NYC, and Sandberg Art Institute in Amsterdam and their poetry can be found online at http://bit.ly/88CAConrad

Eileen Myles is a poet, novelist, and art journalist. This winter Nov. 11-Jan 13 they are showing their photographs at Bridget Donahue Gallery, NYC. Their twenty-one books include evolution(poems), Afterglow (a dog memoir), I Must Be Living Twice/new and selected poems as well as re-issues of Chelsea Girls and Cool for You. They are a recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, grants from the Foundation for Contemporary Art, Warhol/Creative Capital and they received the Clark Prize for excellence in art writing. Eileen Myles is teaching at NYU this spring and at Naropa University next summer. They live in New York and Marfa, TX.

This event will take place at Burley Fisher Books 400 Kingsland Rd, London E8 4AA
Booking is essential through Burley Fisher Books' website.