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cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the beloved to fall in love with the poet. Like the first time I ever heard “Crazy in Love” is the only time I’ll ever understand. Once [...]
Recombinatory Enumerations April 2, 2014: I was delighted, if a bit apprehensive, when invited to blog for Harriet during Poetry Month this April. I don’t really think of myself as a blogger. In fact, not at all. I’m a fairly slow writer, working in stops and starts, and a lot of the time I’m working on someone else’s writing—as an editor, publisher, amateur archivist, and [...]
‘The Sentence as Space for Living’: Renee Gladman Lectures at Berkeley March 19, 2014: Bay Area folks! Get yourself to the east bay via a Richmond-bound BART and listen to Renee Gladman deliver the Leslie Scalapino Lecture in Innovative Poetics at UC Berkeley. It's tomorrow, it's a 6:30. Go! And stay in touch here with all things Leslie Scalapino.
McSweeney’s Death Youth, or The Leaks to Be Staged This Monday October 11, 2013: Bright and early this morning on Montevidayo, the inimitable Joyelle McSweeney posted a notice altering us to a staging of her play Death Youth, or The Leaks, which recently won the Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights. Here's the low-down: As I’ve been transmitting through the ectoplasm, my play, “Dead Youth, or, [...]
Joyelle McSweeney Wins Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights September 19, 2013: You heard it here: The winner of the inaugural Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights is Joyelle McSweeney! McSweeney's winning script, Dead Youth, or, The Leaks, will be published by Litmus Press. The play, according to her self-descript on Facebook, is "a rewriting of The Tempest starring Julian Assange, Abduwali Abdukhadir [...]
Compline Reissues Leslie Scalapino/Kiki Smith Collaborative Animal June 25, 2013: Just as BOMB highlights a Kiki Smith/Chuck Close interview ("What have you got there, pictures?"), we find this gem of a Kiki Smith/Leslie Scalapino reissue in our mailbox, thanks to Compline: Originally published by Granary Books in 2010 (in an edition of 45 very expensive copies), Compline is pleased to announce the trade edition [...]
Open Call for Work on Leslie Scalapino March 27, 2013: Litmus Press has announced an invitation to submit finished works on Leslie Scalapino for a Jacket2 feature. More: OPEN CALL An upcoming special issue of Jacket2 will be dedicated to the work of poet Leslie Scalapino (1944-2010). The editors seek essays that have some degree of focus on Scalapino's more recently published works [...]
PennSound Posted Six New Leslie Scalapino Videos January 11, 2013: [caption id="attachment_59426" align="alignright" width="500"] Screen shot from a video by Cecilia Dougherty.[/caption] Well, this is terrific! Jacket2 has tipped us off that PennSound has posted six, count 'em, six new videos featuring three performances, a reading, and two memorials all surrounding the work of the late Leslie Scalapino. Head [...]
Sarah Doughter’s Fin de Siècle Available Now! November 13, 2012: Sara Doughter's musical composition Fin de Siècle, based on three plays by Leslie Scalapino, is now available via iTunes! Head over to her site!
Papers for the Border Podcast #13: The Poetry Episode May 7, 2012: Check out #13 of The Papers for the Border Podcast, run by Dan Coffey. This is the Poetry Episode, and features recordings from Carla Harryman, Rod Smith, Hannah Weiner, Jackson Mac Low, Jen Hofer, Leslie Scalapino, David Antin ("Who Are My Friends?"), Anne Waldman with Steve Lacy, Heather Fuller, Alvin Curran with Clark Coolidge, Susana Gardner, [...]