Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute: The Gorgeous Nothings
The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson’s Envelope Poems is the first full-color facsimile of this late experimental work by the beloved poet. From the physical to the digital, Jen Bervin and Martha Nell Smith dive deep into the work of Emily Dickinson.
Co-editor of The Gorgeous Nothings, Jen Bervin is a poet and visual artist. Her other book include Draft Notation and The Dickinson Composites. She has received fellowships and residences in art and writing from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, MacDowell Colony, and the Center for Book Arts.
Dickinson scholar Martha Nell Smith is Founding Director of the Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland and Executive Editor of the Dickinson Electronic Archives projects at the University of Virginia. Her publications include Emily Dickinson, A User’s Guide and Rowing in Eden: Rereading Emily Dickinson.
Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America