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Leslie Scalapino

Leslie Scalapino 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. One of Scalapino's most critically well-received works is way, a long poem which won the Poetry Center Award, the Lawrence Lipton Prize, and the... Read More

BornJuly 25, 1944
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
DiedMay 28, 2010 (aged 65)
Berkeley, California, U.S.
OccupationPoet, playwright, publisher
Years active1974 – 2010
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