Blackbox manifold

Issue 15: Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Rachel Blau DuPlessis is the author of the multi-book poem Drafts, (1986-2012), whose newer volumes are Pitch: Drafts 77-95 (Salt Publishing, 2010) and Surge: Drafts 96-114 (Salt Publishing, 2013). Post-Drafts, she has been publishing shorter autonomous books: Interstices (Subpress, 2014) and Graphic Novella (Xexoxial Editions, 2015). Two books and a chapbook will come out in 2016—Eurydics from Further Other Book Works, Days and Works from Ahsahta Press, and “Poesis” from Little Red Leaves.  She has begun another long project called Traces of Previous Formats. DuPlessis has also written several well-received books of literary criticism and edited (or co-edited) several anthologies.