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In her fiercely vulnerable memoir (and gut-wrenching love letter to her transgender husband) The Argonauts, Maggie Nelson describes queer pride as “a refusal to be shamed by witnessing the other as being ashamed of you.” Being queer may seem tied to some deep sense of self-reproach, but it’s the absence ... More »
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Maggie Nelson Lists Six Books that Inspired The Argonauts

Writing / Poetry : Harriet: The Blog

What to read after The Argonauts? Maggie Nelson recently visited The Library of America’s blog Reader’s Almanac and listed six books that influenced her newest work. More: For the relaunch of our series of blog posts by contemporary...

Maggie Nelson Addresses Beatriz Preciado, Yvonne Rainer, Memoir and more at Bookforum

Writing / Poetry : Harriet: The Blog

The brilliant poet and prose writer, Maggie Nelson, joins conversation with Bookforum to discuss her latest work: The Argonauts. This new work, which follows Nelson’s previous literary accomplishments including Bluets and The Art of...

Shorties (An Interview with Maggie Nelson, A New Neil Young Song, and more)

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Bookworm interviewed Maggie Nelson about her memoir The Argonauts. Nelson listed the six books that influenced her memoir at Readers' Almanac. Stream a Neil Young song from his forthcoming album The Monsanto Years. Livestream some o...

Diana Arterian Reviews Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts

Writing / Poetry : Harriet: The Blog

At the Boston Review, the awesome Diana Arterian reviews Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts: “Where most writers would hold back, Nelson lopes forward: ‘I was ashamed, but undaunted (my epithet?).’” More: As Nelson states in a recent int...

Is Radical Queerness Possible Anymore? Poet Maggie Nelson’s New Memoir

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vulture

Maggie Nelson’s new memoir, The Argonauts, is diaristic, but its effect is that of a diary reconstructed in retrospect, its timeline jumbled. The book proceeds in fragments that veer from Nelson’s life, in particular her love and fa...


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