Dorothy Wang will deliver the 2015 Leslie Scalapino Lecture in Innovative Poetics at Naropa University as part of this year’s I / Not I: Symposium On Identity Politics.
Five Leslie Scalapino scholarships are available for the Ashbery Home School one-week summer writing conference of 2015 in Hudson, New York.
Seven new broadsides of Leslie Scalapino’s work, including pieces from Considering How Exaggerated Music Is and Chameleon Series, are now available for viewing.
Dead Youth, Or, The Leaks, A Play in 4 Acts by Joyelle McSweeney, winner of the inaugural Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Performance Writers, is now available from Litmus Press.
Two new videos of Leslie Scalapino’s performances. Neo-Benshi and How Phenomena Appear to Unfold / The Hind, part 1 of 11.
Non-Sequitur by Khadijah Queen is the winner of the second Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Performance Writers. The award will presented, with a reading of the winning play directed by Fiona Templeton, on Monday, November 17th, 8:00pm at the New Ohio Theatre, 154 Christopher Street, New York NY 10014.
Simone White and Divya Victor presented the 4th annual Leslie Scalapino Memorial Lecture in 21st Century Poetics at the California College of the Arts (CCA) on June 1, 2014. Full text of both lectures are now available through X Poetics.
Joyelle McSweeney, winner of the inaugural Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights, discusses her award-winning play, the pandemic violence it seeks to emerge from, and the influence of Scalapino’s work at 2Paragraphs. Dead Youth, or, the Leaks will receive a staged reading at the New Ohio Theatre in New York, directed by Fiona Templeton, on… Continue reading Joyelle McSweeney on the Influence of Leslie Scalapino
“In the preface to How Phenomena Appear to Unfold, Leslie Scalapino describes the architecture of her startling book as ‘an ongoing, flexible structure that incorporates demonstrations of its gestures, such as poem-plays and poem-sequences alongside essays, the essays also demonstrations—of my own poetics and of other poets’ works.’ Intermittently autobiography, critical digest, poetry collection, photo… Continue reading Jose-Luis Moctezuma reviews How Phenomena Appear to Unfold for MAKE
Dead Youth, or The Leaks by Joyelle McSweeney is the winner of the first Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights. Runners-up are Afall / Trauma by Angela Rawlings and Gagged by Hannah Silva. The award will presented, with a reading of the winning play directed by Fiona Templeton, on Monday October 14th at 6:30pm at the… Continue reading Announcing the winner of the first Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights