"Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color."
Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color . . .
A lyrical, philosophical, and often explicit exploration of personal suffering and the limitations of vision and love, as refracted through the color blue. WithBluets, Maggie Nelson has entered the pantheon of brilliant lyric essayists.
Maggie Nelsonis the author of numerous books of poetry and nonfiction, includingSomething Bright, Then Holes(Soft Skull Press, 2007) andWomen, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions(University of Iowa Press, 2007). She lives in Los Angeles and teaches at the California Institute of the Arts.