Leslie Scalapino: Personal Library Catalog & Fin de Siècle Performance @ PICA

This just in from LITMUS PRESS: WWW.LESLIESCALAPINO.COM/LIBRARY Greetings! We are pleased to announce that the catalog of Leslie Scalapino’s personal library is now available for browsing online at Library Thing, accessible via her website. Immense thanks to Kati Knox for doing the work of sorting, sifting, identifying, and cataloging these books. Additional thanks to Aliza Rood for her assistance. And to Tom White, Scalapino’s husband, for opening their house to … Read more Leslie Scalapino: Personal Library Catalog & Fin de Siècle Performance @ PICA

Leslie Scalapino: Early Books & All Covers

Via Charles Bernstein’s and Ron Silliman’s blogs, here are a number of Leslie Scalapino links, from visuals of her book covers to pdf’s of her early work. And before those links, here is the first poem in the first  book Leslie published: UP THERE Up there, above my head, the ceiling of my room is cream-colored. Just as the underbelly of a fish fits neatly to the fish’s back, … Read more Leslie Scalapino: Early Books & All Covers

Memorial Reading for Leslie Scalapino

On Monday night, a memorial reading for Leslie Scalapino was held at the St Mark’s Poetry Project, in the presence of Tom White, Leslie’s husband, and organized by E. Tracy Grinnell and Charles Bernstein (the latter’s contribution is online here.) A most moving event, with some 20 participants and culminating in the showing Konrad Steiner’s video of Leslie Scalapino reading from The Dihedrons Gazelle-Dihedrals Zoom,   (the still above is … Read more Memorial Reading for Leslie Scalapino

Poetry Project Leslie Scalapino Memorial Annoucement

Memorial for Leslie Scalapino Monday June 21, 2010 8:00 p.m. The Poetry Project 131 E. 10th St. New York NY 10003 212-674-0910 | [email protected] It is with heavy hearts that we will open the doors of the Parish Hall so that we may all come together in friendship and grief to remember Leslie Scalapino, one of our greatest poets, who passed away on May 28th. Guests who will speak … Read more Poetry Project Leslie Scalapino Memorial Annoucement

Leslie Scalapino (1944-2010)

here is the announcement, sent out by Leslie Scalapino’s family: “Scalapino makes everything take place in real time, in the light and air and night where all of us live, everything happening at once.” — Philip Whalen Leslie Scalapino passed away on May 28, 2010 in Berkeley, California. She was born in Santa Barbara in 1944 and raised in Berkeley, California. After Berkeley High School, she attended Reed College … Read more Leslie Scalapino (1944-2010)