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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, [...]
To Fill the Absence April 4, 2011: ...and what if thou withdraw In silence from the living, and no friend Take note of thy departure? All that breathe Will share thy destiny…. —from William Cullen Bryant’s "Thanatopsis" "Thanatos." The young man who uttered the word didn’t know it had been years since I’d heard it or any variation on it. It immediately lanced me, [...]
Ekphrasis Again March 31, 2010: Inspired by Sina’s recent post, I was thinking again about ekphrastic poetry, poetry that traditionally has been written about or for art objects/works. Many of my own poems are informed by visual art, film, music, and live performance. Art, for lack of a better term, often serves as a guide. It shows me things I might not have seen otherwise, [...]