Join us for an afternoon of poetry! This year’s featured poet, Ellen Bass, is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Her most recent collection, “Indigo,” was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2020. Her other poetry books include “Like a Beggar,” “The Human Line” and “Mules of Love.” Her poems appear frequently in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review and many other journals. She has received numerous awards, including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEA and The California Arts Council, The Lambda Literary Award and three Pushcart Prizes.
Bass founded poetry workshops at Salinas Valley State Prison and the Santa Cruz, California, jails, and teaches in the MFA writing program at Pacific University. Join us to hear her poetry and for the question-and-answer period that follows her reading.
Supported in part by grants from Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.+ More... - Less...
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