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Close Listening with Charles Bernstein, March 24, 2009

Art International Radio

Program One: Reading (26:08): MP3

From The Irony of the Leash (1978)
  1. Evening (0:47): MP3

  2. from Not Me (1991)
  3. A Poem (3:06): MP3
  4. At Last (1:45): MP3
  5. And Then the Weather Arrives (1:02): MP3
  6. Autumn in New York (0:24): MP3

  7. from Maxfield Parrish (1995)
  8. Looking Out, A Sailor (2:59): MP3

  9. from School of Fish (1997)
  10. School of Fish (1:36): MP3
  11. Merk (2:50): MP3

  12. from Skies (2001)
  13. My Wife is Shopping (0:32): MP3
  14. Writing (0:21): MP3
  15. Mount St. Helen's (0:42): MP3
  16. "I don't know" (0:11): MP3
  17. My Hat (0:28): MP3
  18. Weather (0:26): MP3

  19. from Sorry, Tree (2007)
  20. For Jordana (0:37): MP3
  21. Each Defeat (1:04): MP3
  22. Unnamed New York (0:55): MP3
  23. San Diego Poem (0:42): MP3
  24. To Hell (2:20): MP3
  25. Transitions (1:34): MP3
  26. Pencil Poem #2 (0:14): MP3

Program Two: Our conversation (27:33): MP3


PoemTalk Podcast #45, discussing Eileen Myles' "Snakes," September 10, 2011

Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

Reading for the Readings in Contemporary Poetry series at Dia Art Foundation, New York:Chelsea, November 18, 2010

with Stacy Szymaszek

  1. Excerpt from "Inferno" (5:05): MP3
  2. Little Brother (1:46): MP3
  3. Your Name (0:38): MP3
  4. Cesarean Toothbrush (for Alice) (1:25): MP3
  5. Computer (0:11): MP3
  6. Transitions (1:32): MP3
  7. Hi (1:22): MP3
  8. Day (0:39): MP3
  9. Questions (0:53): MP3
  10. My Monster (1:24): MP3
  11. Globe (0:12): MP3
  12. Howland (1:42): MP3
  13. Chris (1:59): MP3
  14. AD (0:31): MP3
  15. Mitten (1:09): MP3
  16. The Perfect Faceless Fish (4:21): MP3
  17. Smile (1:35): MP3
  18. untitled (0:17): MP3
  19. The Movie (0:24): MP3
  20. November 11 (0:28): MP3
  21. Diet Coke (0:49): MP3
  22. To The Mountains (0:15): MP3
  23. My Box (1:20): MP3
  24. Your House (0:54): MP3
  25. Popsicle (0:25): MP3
  26. Glowing Stick (1:22): MP3
  • complete reading (32:54): MP3

Reading for the Contemporary Writers Series, Mills College, November 16, 2010

  1. Introduction by Rebecca Maillet (5:44): MP3
  2. A Perfect Faceless Fish (6:22): MP3
  3. The Weather (1:38): MP3
  4. from the Opening Pages of Inferno (A Poet's Novel) (7:59): MP3
  5. from "The Poetry Field" (5:30): MP3
  6. from "1" (4:20): MP3
  7. My Revolution (9:25): MP3
  8. Questions (15:35): MP3
  • complete reading (1:00:21): MP3

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Video excerpt from above: Eileen Myles reads from "My Revolution" (from Inferno)

Reading at the ICA, Philadelphia, October 13, 2010

Reading at the Kelly Writers House as part of the FEMINISM/S series, October 13, 2010

  • introduction (3:20): MP3
  • discussing Inferno (a Poet's Novel) (16:52): MP3
  • reading from Inferno (a Poet's Novel) (12:04): MP3
  • Q&A session (21:29): MP3

  • complete reading (53:58): MP3

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Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, April 10, 2010

  • complete reading (37:52): MP3

Reading at California College of the Arts, San Francisco, February 9, 2010

complete reading (1:16:23): MP3, video

Reading at the Poetry Center of the University of Arizona, October 6, 2009 - on POG Sound

  • Complete Reading (42:58): MP3

Appearing at Advancing Feminist Poetics and Activism, sponsored by the Belladonna Reading Series, New York, September 24, 2009

complete reading (20:36): MP3

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complete discussion (26:53): MP3

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From State of the Union: a Poetry Reading, at the CUNY Graduate Center, October 30, 2008

  • Complete Reading (7:05): MP3

From Wave Books' PoetryPolitic Blog, 2008

  • American Poem (3:43): MP3

"Iceland Song," Recorded 2008

  • Complete Video (3:29, 214MB): AVI

Appearing on LA-Lit #28, November 4, 2007

  • Part A (43:34): MP3
  • Part B (47:40): MP3

Segue Series reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, New York, May 19, 2007

  1. Introduction (3:50): MP3
  2. Myles' introduction (2:23): MP3
  3. For Jordana (0:40): MP3
  4. Myles discusses "Lodovico" (1:01): MP3
  5. Lodovico (2:25): MP3
  6. April 5th (1:04): MP3
  7. Home (1:47): MP3
  8. Culture (4:14): MP3
  9. That Country (1:40): MP3
  10. Cigarette Girl (0:40): MP3
  11. Movie (0:18): MP3
  12. (untitled) (0:09): MP3
  13. Myles discusses "The Inferno" (5:29): MP3
  14. The Inferno (8:03): MP3

  15. Complete Reading (35:15): MP3

Reading for the Belladonna Series, NYC, January 31, 2003

Complete Reading (23:05): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, January 17, 1998

  1. Introduction (3:34): MP3
  2. Milk (0:46): MP3
  3. And (0:44): MP3
  4. Snakes (1:41): MP3
  5. Infinity Many (2:19): MP3
  6. Odalisque (2:29): MP3
  7. Trucks (2:13): MP3
  8. Spaceless (0:55): MP3
  9. Home (1:40): MP3
  10. Orleans (2:06): MP3
  11. Now Laugh (0:26): MP3
  12. Voluminous (0:58): MP3
  13. Arose (0:30): MP3
  14. Louisiana (0:10): MP3
  15. Losing Literature (0:31): MP3
  16. Seattle Harbor (1:48): MP3
  17. Coward Nee Couee (1:47): MP3
  18. Mt. St. Helens (1:27): MP3
Complete Recording (27:54): MP3

From Kenning:

  • Fragment from Cool For You (3:54): MP3
  • (Cool For You is published by Soft Skull Press)

from Frequency Audio Journal, First Issue, 2004

  • Orleans (1:27): MP3

Segue Series reading at The Ear Inn, New York, March 13, 1999

  • Excerpt from Cool For You (21:39): MP3
  • (Cool For You is published by Soft Skull Press)

Segue Series reading at The Ear Inn, New York, February 12, 1994

  1. Introduction (0:36): MP3
  2. Myles' introduction to "Eileen's Vision" (0:54): MP3
  3. Eileen's Vision (1:16): MP3
  4. Greek (2:47): MP3
  5. Myles discusses "Lift" (0:20): MP3
  6. Lift (0:18): MP3
  7. Here (0:10): MP3
  8. Nick At Noon (0:23): MP3
  9. The Open and The Close (1:07): MP3
  10. The Undiscovered Country (0:12): MP3
  11. Just God (1:00): MP3
  12. Our Steady and Even Purpose to Entertain Ourselves (0:24): MP3
  13. Myles discusses "A Poem For My New Fortunes" (0:13): MP3
  14. A Poem For My New Fortunes (1:28): MP3
  15. Myles discusses "Journal Entry: December 20" (0:18): MP3
  16. Journal Entry: December 20 (1:28): MP3
  17. Myles Discusses "1993" (0:25): MP3
  18. 1993 (10:12): MP3
Complete Recording (24:22): MP3

Reading, St. Marks' Church in the Bowery Poetry Project, October 1981

  • complete recording (39:02): MP3

Recordings from the Maureen Owen Collection of Greenwich Village Poetry, at the Yale Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn October 1978 (Exact Date Unknown)

  • Complete Reading (26:18): MP3

On WBAI Radio (NY), Susan Howe's Radio Program and Interview, December 1978

  • Part 1 (41:26): MP3
  • Part 2 (30:27): MP3

Recordings from the Maureen Owen Collection of Greenwich Village Poetry, at the Yale Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Appearing on Public Access Poetry with Harris Schiff, Date Unknown

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Appearing on Public Access Poetry with Lenny Goldstein, September 29, 1977

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Appearing on Public Access Poetry with Alice Notley, June 16, 1977

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Various Recordings, 1977-present

  1. Maxfield Parrish from Maxfield Parrish (2:06): MP3
  2. En Garde from Maxfield Parrish (1:26): MP3
  3. Vulcan from Cool for You (3:54): MP3
  4. Poison Ivy from Cool for You (4:53): MP3
  5. Aunt Anne from Cool for You (5:12): MP3
  6. American Poem from Not Me (3:43): MP3
  7. MERK from School of Fish (3:15): MP3
  8. Classical Gas (from The World Record) (0:46): MP3
  9. Tuesday Brightness (0:51): MP3
  10. Sleepless (2:09): MP3
  11. On the Death of Robert Lowell (0:31): MP3

Recorded Poems on Harry's House Vol 2 CD

  • My Box - Eileen Myles (1:05): MP3

Eileen Myles on PennSound Daily

These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. © 2008 Eileen Myles. Used with permission of Eileen Myles. Distributed by PennSound.