Eileen Myles is a poet, novelist, performer and art journalist. Their twenty books include Afterglow (a dog memoir), Cool for You and the iconic Chelsea Girls. In 1992 Myles ran an openly female write in campaign for President of the United States. They have received grants and awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, Andy Warhol/Creative Capital, the Foundation for Contemporary Art, the Shelley Prize from the PSA and four Lambda Book Awards. In 2016, Myles received the Clark Prize for excellence in art writing. They live in Marfa, Texas and New York.