Eileen Myles is a poet, novelist and performer living in in New York and Marfa, Texas, whose books include Chelsea Girls (1994), I Must Be Living Twice: Selected Poems (2015) and The Importance of Being Iceland: Travel Essays in Art (2009). Afterglow (a dog memoir) will be out next fall. In 1992 Myles conducted an openly female write-in campaign for President of the United States. Myles has received grants and awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, Creative Capital, the Foundation for Contemporary Art and in 2016 was awarded the Clark Prize for excellence in art writing. Myles is also a television poet whose poems have appeared in seasons 2 and 3 of the Emmy-winning TV show, Transparent.