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 (from 2008 to 2011) including the new edition of How Phenomena Appear to Unfold; The Dihedrons Gazelle-Dihedrals Zoom; Flow—Winged Crocodile & A… Continue reading Call For Work | Jacket2 Feature: Leslie Scalapino | Deadline June 15, 2013
The Leslie Scalapino Award recognizes the importance of exploratory approaches and an innovative spirit in writing for performance. It wishes to encourage women writers who are taking risks with the playwriting form by offering the opportunity to gain wider exposure through readings and productions. The award will also seek to increase public awareness for this… Continue reading Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights
Sarah Dougher’s adaptation of Fin de Siècle. Memorial Reading: The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church. Memorial Reading and Exhibition: Reed College. Flow Performance. New Time Performance. Reading at Bard College. Goya’s L.A.
Fin de Siècle is Portland composer Sarah Dougher’s musical interpretation of renowned American poet Leslie Scalapino’s 1990 set of three experimental poem-plays by the same name. Scalapino’s Fin de Siècle is an abstract narrative invoking war, labor, class struggle, and the fundamental interiority of experience—a visionary manifestation of the poet’s passionate humanism. Dougher’s piece weds voice with an… Continue reading Sarah Dougher’s Fin de Siècle adaptation
A sculpture by Petah Coyne, Untitled # 1181 (Dante’s Daphne), 2004 – 2006, has been
acquired by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art for its permanent collection
through a gift in memory of Leslie Scalapino.
James Yeary’s blog on Calendar of Catabolic Guilt.
Oregon ArtsWatch reports on Fin de Siècle, Sarah Dougher’s musical interpretation of a set of three experimental poem-plays by Leslie Scalapino.
Laura Moriarty’s account of the August 26, 2011 memorial.
Leslie Scalapino’s personal library catalog is now publicly available via Library Thing.