In Memory, the poet shapes a new visual and textual language that explores the simmering possibilities of consciousness.
Life Time: Bernadette Mayer’s Memory
Poet Bernadette Mayer explores the intimate connections between photographic still lifes, color, emotions, and time.
With a Wall of Photos, Bernadette Mayer Evokes a Landscape of Memories
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.”
Reader’s Diary: Bernadette Mayer’s ‘Sonnets’
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.
The Drama in the Everyday: Bernadette Mayer’s Early Poems
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.