Wed 23 Aug 8:45pm - 9:45pm
Queen of Radical Poetry
American poet, novelist, performer, arts journalist and inspiration for a character in the Amazon series Transparent, Eileen Myles is, in the New Yorker’s words 'a kickass countercultural icon'. They make their Book Festival debut with I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1975-2014, which is published alongside their cult novel Chelsea Girls. Meet a unique talent. Chaired by Jenny Niven.