Maggie Nelson is a poet, writer and critic. She is the author of several works including The Argonauts (Graywolf, 2015), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, and On Freedom (Graywolf, 2021). Her awards include a 2011 NEA Fellowship in Poetry, and a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship in Nonfiction. She teaches at the University of Southern California.