A collection of Michael McClure's poetry that contains the radical, visionary work of a major poet who has been garnering acclaim and generating controversy for more than fifty years.
Michael McClure is an American poet, playwright, songwriter, and novelist. He has collaborated with prominent artists, poets, and musicians, including Allen Ginsberg, Jim Morrison, and Terry Riley. McClure's journalism has been featured in Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, The Los Angeles Times, and The San Francisco Chronicle, and he has received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and an Obie Award. His books of poetry include Mysteriosos and Other Poems, Huge Dreams, and Rain Mirror. Leslie Scalapino (1944--2010) taught at Mills College in Oakland and at Bard College in New York State. Among her many books are It's go in horizontal: Selected Poems, 1974--2006 (UC Press); Day Ocean State of Star's Night: Poems and Writings, 1989 and 1999--2006, and Floats Horse-Floats or Horse-Flows.