Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in
America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her
generation - Olivia Laing
A Guardian Book of the Year
Maggie Nelson is the author of several books of poetry and prose, including the New York Times bestseller and National Book Critics Circle Award winner The Argonauts, and most recently in the UK, Bluets. She teaches at University of Southern California and lives in Los Angeles.
"Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation. " -- Olivia Laing "Maggie Nelson... She's so much better than anything I've read for a long, long time." -- Karl Ove Knausgaard "I remember where I was when I read each of Maggie Nelson's books in the same way I remember a place where I heard important news. Her words come, as though from a great distance, and strike incredibly close. I did not actually read Bluets, I think -- I just let it hit me." -- Anne Enright "Arty, smart and gorgeous meditation on the color blue." Time Out "What could be more invented than a life story that reads like a novel? Bluets doesn't invent that way: its inventions are wilder, wiser (and more true) than that... each proposition is breathtaking." Brick