“Downtown writers” Eileen Myles and Jill Rapaport will read from their works on Tuesday, October 14, 6:15 p.m., at New York University’s Fales Library, 3rd floor of the NYU Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South. The reading is free and open to the public; for information: (212) 998-2596.

Eileen Myles is the author of the recent book Chelsea Girls and is the former director of the Poetry Project. She also authored Maxwell Parrish: Early and New Poems (Black Sparrow Press).

Jill Rapaport is a member of the Unbearables and has been frequently published in downtown literary magazines, including Red Tape. She is a contributor to the Unbearables Manual of Style, a copy of the Chicago Manual of Style used as the basis of the creation of a Dadaist artist’s book attacking the conventions of literary style.

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