Leslie Scalapino

Author, Editor

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Leslie Scalapino (1947-2010) was born in Santa Barbara, California and raised in Berkeley. She is the author of thirty books of poetry, prose, inter-genre-fiction, plays, and essays, including a collaboration with artist Kiki Smith, The Animal is in the World like Water in Water (Granary Books, 2010); It’s go in horizontal/Selected Poems, 1974-2006 (University of California Press at Berkeley, 2008); Day Ocean State of Stars’ Night (Green Integer, 2007); Zither and Autobiography (Wesleyan University Press, 2003); It’s Go In/ Quiet illumined Grass/ Lands (The Post-Apollo Press, 2002); a collaboration with the artist Marina Adams, The Tango (Granary Books, 2001); Orchid Jetsam (Tuumba, 2001); and Sight (Edge Books, 1999), a collaboration with the poet Lyn Hejinian. Her long poem way (North Point Press, 1988) won the Poetry Center Award, the Lawrence Lipton Prize, and the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. Scalapino taught at the Naropa Institute, Bard College, Mills College, and UC San Diego. She was the editor and founder of O Books.

From Our Catalog

How Phenomena Appear to Unfold
By Leslie Scalapino
Crowd and not evening or light
By Leslie Scalapino
The Dihedrons Gazelle-Dihedrals Zoom
By Leslie Scalapino
War and Peace 4
Edited By Leslie Scalapino, Judith Goldman
War and Peace 3
Edited By Leslie Scalapino, Judith Goldman
War and Peace 2
Edited By Leslie Scalapino, Judith Goldman
War and Peace 1
Edited By Leslie Scalapino
enough
Edited By Leslie Scalapino, Rick London
It's Go In/ Quiet Illumined Grass/ Land
By Leslie Scalapino
Aufgabe No. 1
Edited By E. Tracy Grinnell, Leslie Scalapino, Norma Cole
O Four / Subliminal Time
Edited By Leslie Scalapino
O Three / War
Edited By Leslie Scalapino
O Two / An Anthology
Edited By Leslie Scalapino
Talking in Tranquility: Interviews with Ted Berrigan
By Ted Berrigan, Leslie Scalapino
Edited By Stephen Ratcliffe
O One / An Anthology
Edited By Leslie Scalapino
way
By Leslie Scalapino
That They Were at the Beach
By Leslie Scalapino
Considering how exaggerated music is
By Leslie Scalapino

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