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A Community Writing Itself: Conversations with Vanguard Writers of the Bay Area (Dalkey Archive Scholarly Series)

Book Details
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
  • Published: 2010-04-01
  • Edition: 1

Interviews about art and life with contemporary experimental American writers.

A Community Writing Itself features internationally respected writers Michael Palmer, Nathaniel Mackey, Leslie Scalapino, Brenda Hillman, Kathleen Fraser, Stephen Ratcliffe, Robert Glu?ck, and Barbara Guest, and important younger writers Truong Tran, Camille Roy, Juliana Spahr, and Elizabeth Robinson. The book fills a major gap in contemporary poetics, focusing on one of the most vibrant experimental writing communities in the nation. The writers discuss vision and craft, war and peace, race and gender, individuality and collectivity, and the impact of the Bay Area on their work.

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