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Leslie Scalapino

Born in July 25, 1944 / Died in May 28, 2010 / United States / English

Leslie Scalapino poet from United States was born on July 25, 1944, had 65 years and died on May 28, 2010. Poems were written mainly in English language. Dominant movement is other.


Leslie Scalapino (July 25, 1944 – May 28, 2010) was a United States poet, experimental prose writer, playwright, essayist, and editor, sometimes grouped in with the Language poets, though she felt closely tied to the Beat poets. A longtime resident of California's Bay Area, she earned an M.A. in English from the University of California at Berkeley. Among her works, Scalapino is the author of way (North Point Press, 1988), a long poem which won the Poetry Center Award, the Lawrence Lipton Prize, and the American Book Award.. American poet experimental prose writer playwright essayist and editor; associated with the Language and Beat poets