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Maggie Nelson in conversation

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In an exclusive UK event, the acclaimed writer discusses her electrifying body of work, including New York Timesbestseller The Argonauts.

Maggie Nelson is one of the most dazzling and radical voices to emerge in recent years. Her writing defies genre, combining lyrical beauty with disarming personal revelations to explore subjects as wide-ranging as art, violence, queerness and the colour blue.

Hear from Nelson in her own words as she discusses transcending artistic boundaries, capturing the aftershocks of violence and the replenishing qualities of love.

Nelson is in conversation with literary critic and cultural historian Lara Feigel.

Nelson is the award-winning writer of nine books, including, most recently, The Argonauts (2015), a work of autotheory that examines ideas of love, language and family-making and earned Nelson the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism.

Her other books include Jane: A Murder, re-issued in the UK by Zed Books this year, The Red PartsWomen, the New York School, and Other True AbstractionsBluets, and The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning, which explores the role of violence in art.

Her three early works of poetry, ShinerThe Latest Winter and Something Bright, Then Holes, recently re-issued in the UK by Zed Books.