In Memory, the poet shapes a new visual and textual language that explores the simmering possibilities of consciousness.
Poet Bernadette Mayer explores the intimate connections between photographic still lifes, color, emotions, and time.
Bernadette Mayer’s installation of a wall of images from 1971 is far too evocative of my own history for me to step back and see it “objectively.”
My editors asked me for notes on books I’d been reading — about three hundred words. I’ve already figured out that it’s not in me to be quite that concise.
I first began reading the works of Bernadette Mayer in 1975 or 1976, contemporaneous with their publications. While I didn’t realize it at the time, Mayer wroten them in her late 20s and early 30s, quite close to my own age.