The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art has aquired Petah Coyne’s “Untitled # 1336 (Scalapino Nu Shu)” (2009-2010) as the centerpiece of “The Big Reveal,” an exhibit of more than two dozen new acquisitions. It opens September 23, 2011.
“Longtime readers of Leslie Scalapino’s poetry and writings will appreciate this expansion of How Phenomena Appear to Unfold, a collection of some of Scalapino’s poetry as well as extensive coverage of her essays and critical writing.”
“The expansive nature of the project, which could have broadened further over years, is only one of many regrets such a volume can’t help but contain, as well as an awe in the kind of work she’d been able to accomplish, adding further to the conversation of a number of writers and their works. When… Continue reading Rob Mclenan reviews How Phenomena Appear to Unfold
“As always, Scalapino pushes beyond any easy sense of essay. What unfolds here is the startling unexpectedness of thought, articulated in visual and verbal forms that confound genre categories. In this book, Scalapino creates fields for thinking-as-perception, in which the poem emerges from the essay as counterpoint and newly forming foundation. The complex of disparate… Continue reading Charles Bernstein reviews How Phenomena Appear to Unfold for Jacket2
“Worlds collide: Songwriter, composer, and professor Sarah Dougher is in the lineup at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s Time-Based Art Festival this fall, and she’ll be presenting Fin de Siècle, her musical interpretation of a set of three experimental poem-plays by renowned poet Leslie Scalapino (whose plays are collected in the 2008 volume, It’s go… Continue reading The Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Blog on Leslie Scalapino’s forthcoming poem-plays
How Phenomena Appear to Unfold (Litmus Press, 2011) is named a Small Press Distribution Non-Fiction Best-Seller. April – June 2011.
The Dihedrons Gazelle-Dihedrals Zoom reviewed by Karinne Keithley Syers in the Poetry Project Newsletter, #226.
Patrick Dunagan for The Critical Flame reviews The Eco Language Reader, which featured Leslie Scalapino’s essay “Eco-logic in Writing.”
Leonard Schwartz interviews Kiki Smith about her collaboration with Leslie Scalapino, The Animal is In the World Like Water in Water for Cross-Cultural Poetics, Episode #226: Of the Body.
FC2 Remembers Leslie Scalapino.