Eileen Myles and Thomas Devaney

Thursday, December 5, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (ET)
LUT LUT 200 Instruction and Events
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Thomas Devaney
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English Faculty
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https://ems-web.quaker.haverford.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=77546

Poetry Reading:

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Lutnick Library #200

7:15 p.m. Tea

7:30 p.m. Reading

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Eileen Myles the author of more than twenty books, including Evolution, Afterglow (a dog memoir), Chelsea Girls, and I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems 1974-2014. Myles’s many honors include four Lambda Literary Awards, the Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing, the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, Creative Capital’s Literature Award as well as their Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant, and a Foundation for Contemporary Arts grant. Myles lives in Marfa, Texas, and New York City. 

Thomas Devaney is the author of six books including, Getting to Philadelphia (Hanging Loose Press), You Are the Battery (Black Square Editions), and he is the recipient of 2014 Pew Fellowship in the Arts. He is co-director of the documentary The Bicentennial in Philadelphia (slated for 2020). His work is featured in Best American Poetry 2019, and recently, his poem “The Blue Stoop” inspired a group of writers to name their literary hub Blue Stoop: A Home for Philly Writers. He lives in Philadelphia and teaches at Haverford College.

Sponsored by Creative Writing at Haverford 

 

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