“A lot of people aren’t gonna like this book. The tone is all over the map. It’s almost porn.”
Inferno – a poet’s novel (OR Books, 2010)
POLYproject: It’s Almost Porn: a one-off reading event on 15th October 2013, featuring poets Eileen Myles, Sophie Mayer, Francesca Lisette and Sophie Robinson.
Eileen Myles: works include Chelsea Girls (Black Sparrow Press, 1994), Cool for You (Soft Skull Press, 2000) and Inferno – a poet’s novel (OR Books, 2010) alongside anthologies such as Not Me (Semiotext[e], 1991), Maxfield Parrish (Black Sparrow, 1995) and most recently Snowflake/Different Streets (Wave Books, 2012) and a body of critical work, of which a selection is collected in The Importance of Being Iceland (Semiotext[e], 2009).
Francesca Lisette: Tarorchid (Grasp Press, 2009), as the rushes were (Grasp, 2010), Teens (Mountain Press, 2012).
Sophie Mayer: Her Various Scalpels (Shearsman, 2009), The Private Parts of Girls (Salt, 2011).
Sophie Robinson: a (Les Figues Press 2009), Lotion (Oystercatcher Press, 2010), Institute of Our Love in Disrepair (Bad Press, 2012).