The Poetry Project


Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore in Conversation with Maggie Nelson

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We are excited to virtually gather in celebration of Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's latest accomplishment, The Freezer Door (Semiotext(e)) with a reading by the author followed by conversation between Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore and Maggie Nelson, who feels The Freezer Door is “a book about not belonging that made me feel deeply less alone.”

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's The Freezer Door is available for purchase through our friends at Bookshop.


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