Snowflake / different streets

By | October 25, 2017
Snowflake / different streets Author Eileen Myles
ISBN-10 1933517581
ISBN-13 9781933517582
Year 2012-04-03
Pages 232
Language English
Publisher Wave Books
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One of the savviest and most restless intellects in contemporary literaturehonest jokey paranoid sentimental mean lyrical tough you name it Dennis Cooper Myles writing comes across simultaneously as effortless and utterly gorgeous To be able to write with such gentleness and force all at the same time is such a gift and Myles is completely generous in how she uses this Ron SillimanTwo books meet as one in legendary poet critic and novelist Eileen Myles newest collection In a world overflowing with technology and its mutant offspring moments of human ecstasy and connection are as indelible as they are fleeting Indeed with every page the poems of Snowflake and different streets create poet and poem anew some cars seem to eruptfrom the tar itselfthey seem to pullthemselves upfrom below the surface of the landthough I don t think land I mean something flat somethingblackalmost like a water that we re onthough a dark water thatholds us Eileen Myles has published more than a dozen books of poetry criticism and fiction She was recently awarded the 2010 Shelley Memorial Award for poetry and for her novel Inferno the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction She lives in New York

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