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24
Jan

Michael McClure Returns to City Lights

Poetry lovers, take note: Legendary Beat poet Michael McClure will be reading from his new collection of poems, Of Indigo and Saffron, at City Lights Books on Wednesday, January 26 at 7:00 …

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30
Aug

Purgatory and Redemption

Poet Raúl Zurita was a 24-year old student in Valparaiso, Chile on the day of Augusto Pinochet’s coup in 1973, and lived for  17 years under the military dictatorship. In Purgatory, he …

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02
Aug

2010 American Book Award Winners

On the surface, they may seem different—one is a book about American jazz, the other is about the relationship between romantic and experimental modern poetry—but Amiri Baraka’s Digging: The Afro-American Soul of …

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23
Jul

Remembering the Six Gallery

In anticipation of Michael McClure’s book, “Mysteriosos and Other Poems”, (published in April by New Directions), Steven Fama wrote a blog post called “17 Reasons Why…I Love the Work of Michael McClure!”. …

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30
Jun

In Memoriam: Leslie Scalapino

Distinguished poet and UC Press author Leslie Scalapino passed away on May 28, 2010. Robert Creeley said of her work: “Its formal authority is as brilliant as any I know.” The author …

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16
Jun

Richard Moore Wins Milley Award

Who knew successful artists from Mill Valley were so common? There are so many of them, in fact, that the town’s art commission and board of directors established the Milley Awards for …

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07
Apr

National Poetry Month 2010

UC Press is proud to be a sponsor of National Poetry Month, the largest literary celebration in the world. Throughout the month of April, we’re joining the Academy of American Poets to …

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