Mei-mei Berssenbrugge

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge is the author of fourteen books of poetry, including I Love Artists and A Treatise on Stars. Her collaborations include works in theater, dance, music, and the visual arts. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, she is the recipient of two Before Columbus American Book Awards and the 2021 Bollingen Prize for Poetry. Born in Beijing, she lives in New Mexico and New York City.
Portrait of Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge

The Poetry of Attention

The possibilities of perception
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge
Lacey Jones
June 21, 2021