Ellen Bass

Ellen Bass’s most recent book is Like a Beggar (Copper Canyon Press, 2014). She co-edited the groundbreaking No More Masks! An Anthology of Poems by Women and her non-fiction books include The Courage to Heal and Free Your Mind. Her poetry frequently appears in The New Yorker, The American Poetry Review, and many other journals. Among her awards are Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the California Arts Council, three Pushcart Prizes, and The Lambda Literary Award. She teaches in the MFA writing program at Pacific University and is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Her forthcoming book, Indigo, will be available spring, 2020

My poetry