Author Archives: Imagining Space
Genevieve Hudson met with Maggie Nelson before Nelson’s reading at The Little Church in Portland. Their wide-ranging exchange at Bookslut investigates obsession, canon-making, mentorship, envy, sentimentality, and which of her books was the hardest to write.
Maggie Nelson’s virtuosic body of work is splendidly difficult to categorize. It includes a study of cruelty in art and culture, a memoir about her aunt’s murder, a critical monograph on the New York School poets, a lyric meditation on the color blue, and several books of poetry. In this seminar we’ll read as much […]