VISION AND TEXT
Judith Goldman & Leslie Scalapino, Editors
2009 • 128 pp. • $14.00
WAR AND PEACE 4: VISION AND TEXT is devoted to collaborations between visual works and poetry. It includes collaborative works of Charles Bernstein with Susan Bee, Amy Evans McClure with Michael McClure, Kiki Smith with Leslie Scalapino, Denise Newman with Gigi Janchang, a film on paper by Lyn Hejinian, Alan Halsey’s visual texts, Simone Fattal, and Petah Coyne. Judith Goldman interviews Marjorie Welish, Lauren Shufran interviews Jean Boully, Leslie Scalapino interviews Mei-mei Berssenbrugge. Also included are E. Tracy Grinnell’s homophonic translations of Claude Cahun’s “Helene la rebelle” and poems by Fanny Howe, Thom Donovan, and others.
ABOUT THE EDITORS
Leslie Scalapino (1944 – 2010) 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 (Green Integer); and It’s Go In Quiet Illumined Grass Land (The Post-Apollo Press).
Judith Goldman is the author of VOCODER (Roof Books, 2001), DEATHSTAR/ RICO-CHET (O Books, 2006), “the dispossessions” (atticus/finch, 2009), and L.B.; OR, CATENARIES (Krupskaya, 2011). She co-edited the annual journal WAR AND PEACE with Leslie Scalapino from 2005-2009 and currently edits a feature on contemporary innovative poetry for the e-journal Postmodern Culture. She is a Harper Schmidt Fellow and Collegiate Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago, teaching in the arts humanities core and in creative writing. In fall 2011 she was the Holloway Lecturer in the Practice of Poetry at University of California, Berkeley. She teaches in the English Department at the University of Buffalo.
Charles Bernstein with Susan Bee
Amy Evans McClure with Michael McClure
Kiki Smith with Leslie Scalapino
Denise Newman with Gigi Janchang
A film on paper by Lyn Hejinian
Alan Halsey’s visual texts
Judith Goldman interviews Marjorie Welish
Lauren Shufran interviews Jean Boully
Leslie Scalapino interviews Mei-mei Berssenbrugge
Also included are E. Tracy Grinnell’s homophonic translations of Claude Cahun’s “Helene la rebelle”
Poems by Fanny Howe, Thom Donovan, and others