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The Santa Cruz County Community Writers Series presents Ellen Bass
January 23, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm PST
From the organizers:
Ellen Bass’s most recent poetry book is Indigo (Copper Canyon Press, 2020). Her poems appear frequently in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and other journals. Among her awards are Fellowships from the NEA, the California Arts Council, three Pushcart Prizes, and The Lambda Literary Award. In 1973, she coedited the first major anthology of women’s poetry, No More Masks!, and her nonfiction includes the groundbreaking The Courage to Heal. A Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, Bass founded poetry workshops at Salinas Valley State Prison and the Santa Cruz jails, and teaches in the MFA writing program at Pacific University.
The virtual doors will open at 2pm PT. You can sign up to read your own original work for up to five minutes then or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.