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Ellen Bass

Ellen Bass

Ellen Bass
has supported and inspired writers for 45 years. Her books include Like A Beggar, The Human Line, and Mules of Love (poetry), and the best-selling The Courage to Heal. She teaches at Pacific University's low-residency MFA program.

The Life of Poetry

Dec 06 - 11, 2015 Begins in 4 months
with Ellen Bass

This week will be an opportunity to engage our greatest resources — attention, courage, precision, imagination — in bringing new poems into being. We’ll strive for language that is accurate, fresh, and alive, and you’ll be taught strategies to help write poems whose form, music, rhythm, diction, and meaning work together as an effective whole. We'll help each other to become clearer, go deeper, take new risks.



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