Poetry. Prose. Widely identified as one of the most accomplished innovative writers in America, Leslie Scalapino has received both the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation and the Poetry Center Award from San Francisco State University. She is the founding editor of O Books, in Oakland, California. GREEN AND BLACK: SELECTED WRITINGS brings together representative works and passages from both her poetry and prose including HOW PHENOMENA APPEAR TO UNFOLD; WAY; THE RETURN OF PAINTING; THE PEARL, AND ORION: A TRILOGY; CROWD AND NOT EVENING OR LIGHT; and others. "What makes this writing go is an incredible ease. A sense of a text that is capable of breathing"--Village Voice.
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Leslie Scalapino is the author of thirty books of poetry, prose inter-genre-fiction, plays, and essays. Granary Book just published a collaborative book by artist Kiki Smith and Leslie Scalapino, titled The Animal is in the World like Water in Water. Scalapino's It's go in horizontal/Selected Poems, 1974-2006 was published by University of California Press at Berkeley in 2008. Other books of Scalapino's poetry include DAY OCEAN STATE OF STARS' NIGHT (Green Integer), a collection of eight years; ZITHER & AUTOBIOGRAPHY (Wesleyan University Press), The Tango (Granary Press), ORCHID JETSAM (Tuumba), Dahlia's Iris—Secret Autobiography and Fiction (FC2 Publishers); a reprint of the prose work DEFOE by Green Integer; and IT'S GO IN/ QUIET ILLUMINED GRASS/ LAND (The Post-Apollo Press).
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Book Description Talisman House, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1883689368