Leslie Scalapino Papers 1982 - 2011


Leslie Scalapino Papers 1982 - 2011

Papers of Leslie Scalapino, Bay Area poet, scholar, experimental prose writer and founding editor of O Books, an Oakland, California publisher. The collection contains correspondence with other prominent poets and writers; typescripts of published and unpublished literary works including collaborative projects and talks given at various conferences. The papers also include production materials for books published by O Books; audio and videorecordings of spoken word events and play performances; and miscellaneous biographical material including interviews, photographs, and reading announcement flyers.

44.27 Linear feet; 110 archives boxes and 2 oversize folders



SNAC Resource ID: 6651500

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Scalapino, Leslie.

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Leslie Scalapino (1947-2010) is a California Bay Area poet, scholar, experimental prose writer associated with the "Language School" poetry movement, and founding editor of O Books (Oakland, Calif.). At an early age, she traveled throughout Asia, Africa, and Europe, and her later work reflects some of these influences, including meditation on Zen writing and Tibetan philosophy. Her work has been published in many poetry and academic journals since the 1970s. Her awards include the Poetry Center ...

Levy, Andrew, 1962-....

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Shein, Keith

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Hejinian, Lyn

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American poet, publisher, and editor, born in San Francisco in 1941. Associated with the Language School of contemporary poetry. Publisher of Tuumba Press chapbooks since the late 1970s and editor of Poetics journal since 1982. An important figure in promoting the avant-garde poetry of her day. Has spent most of her life in the San Francisco Bay Area. From the description of Lyn Hejinian papers, 1973-1994. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat recor...

O Books

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Grenier, Robert

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Silliman, Ronald, 1946-....

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American poet. From the description of Disappearance of the word, appearance of the world : signed typescript, [1976?]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18849645 American poet, writer, and editor, born in Pasco, Washington, in 1946. Has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area most of his life, and is associated with the Language School of writers. Attended Merritt College, San Francisco State Univ., and the Univ. of California a...

Davies, Alan, 1951-

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