“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.