Leslie Scalapino's new book of poetry, Day Ocean State of Stars' Night, is a collection of the last eight years. She is the author of thirty books of poetry, inter-genre fiction-poetry-criticism and plays, including recently Zither & Autobiography (Wesleyan University Press), The Tango (Granary Press), Orchid Jetsam (Tuumba), Dahlia's Iris: Secret Autobiography and Fiction (FC2 Publishers), and a reprint of Defoe by Green Integer. Scalapino's Selected Poems, 1974-2006/It's go in horizontal is forthcoming from University of California Press at Berkeley in spring 2008. Her CDs include ‘Can't' is ‘Night' and Other Poems and way.
Recorded Thursday, April 24, 2008 at University of Chicago-Rosenwald 405.