Poetry. Art. Essays. Fiction. VIZ. INTER-ARTS: EVENT, a one-of-a-kind collection, includes a packet of broadsides. Nearly 100 writers, artists, film-makers, performers & scholars transgress genre boundaries to forge new forms & relationships between the arts. A large-format, beautifully-designed art book with colored pages, each copy includes its own unique set of 9 x 12 broadsides with visuals/text by Kenneth Patchen, Joe Brainard/Ron Padgett, George Hitchcock & others. New & classic work by music/poetry collaborators Michael McClure & Ray Manzarek; NY School collaborators from the 60s on (new work by Bill Berkson & George Schneeman) with Kenneth Koch Transcontinental Poetry tribute (David Antin, Andrei Codrescu, Anne Waldman, more). Archive of recent trans-genre events in Bay Area & UC Santa Cruz (Viz.' home) include: New Narrative (Robert Gluck, Dodie Bellamy, more); Poet's Theater (Kevin Killian/Brian Kim Stefan); poetry films (Carl Rakosi, Leslie Scalapino, more); poems + paintings (Jerome Rothenberg/Nancy Tobin, more); "political" poetry/poetics (Juliana Spahr, Eileen Myles, more); installation art/poetry (Norma Cole), plus emerging writers & forms. Winner of an IPPY (Independent Publisher Book Award) in the Anthologies category!
Roxanne Power is founder and editor of Viz. Inter-Arts, a trans-genre anthology series published at UC Santa Cruz where she teaches and is President of the lecturers' union, UC-AFT. She has written and performed in several inter-arts forms, including Neo-Benshi (live film narration) at The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival, REDCAT, The Poetry Project, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, and elsewhere. Her poems and essays have been published in numerous journals and anthologies including WAR AND PEACE 2: POETRY & ESSAYS (O Books) and Impossible to Hold: Women and Culture in the 1960s (NYU Press). She won an AWP Intro award in poetry and has an MFA from Cornell University.Author City: SANTA CRUZ, CA USA