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Cool for You

A Novel

Cool for You( )
Author: Myles, Eileen
ISBN:978-1-887128-59-9
Publication Date:Jan 2001
Publisher:Counterpoint Press
Imprint:Soft Skull Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.95
Book Description:

Grainy and stripped, this gritty novel traces the downbeat progress of a girl growing up in working-class Boston. “Eileen Myles is a genius!” — Dorothy Allison

Book Details
Pages:200
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Cultural Heritage
Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 3.94 Inches
Book Weight:0.656 Pounds
Author Biography
Myles, Eileen (Author)
Eileen Myles is an American poet and writer born on December 9, 1949 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Boston (1971). She moved to New York City in 1974 where she participated in workshops and worked with and for several famous poets. Her career includes working as Artistic Director of St. Mark's Poetry Project, serving as Professor of Writing at the University of California, San Diego, and Visiting Writer at seven colleges.

Myles's first book, The Irony of the Leash, was published in 1978. Some of her other work include A Fresh Young Voice From the Plains, Not Me, Inferno, Maxfield Parrish/early and new poems, School of Fish, Skies, On My Way, Snowflake / Different Streets, and The Importance of Being Iceland. She has also written articles, essays, plays and other works of fiction and nonfiction.

She founded the Lost Texans Collective with Elinor Nauen and Barbara McKay and performed in group and solo performances.

She has received numerous awards for her work. Her latest awards include The Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing (2015) and The Lambda Pioneer Award (2016).

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