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“I wanted to mess with the term novel, to suggest a vagueness, an amateur quality. Amateur which suggests homemade, authentic. I like that, of course. I also thought of all the evocations the word poet has—it’s so rich and problematic I wanted the word poet to be in the title too. ” Eileen Myles on her novel Inferno (A Poet’s Novel) read more.

INFERNO is such a good book.

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    "The place I found was carved out of sadness and sex and to write a poem there you merely needed to gather. There would...
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    As an aspiring “poet novelist” myself, I am almost morbidly fascinated with this book and its premise and its author and...
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