Mon, May 4, 2020 6:30 P.M.
Join Monday Poets for a virtual reading as we celebrate the publication of new books by Ellen Bass and Eleanor Wilner. This reading will be presented using Crowdcast. Registration is suggested!
Eleanor Wilner’s books of poetry include maya (1979), Shekhinah (1984), Sarah’s Choice (1989), Otherwise (1993), Reversing the Spell: New and Selected Poems (1998), The Girl with Bees in Her Hair (2004), and Tourist in Hell (2010). She is a winner of the Frost Medal; two pushcart Prizes; and fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts and the MacArthur Foundation. She teaches in the MFA program at Warren Wilson College, and has also taught at the University of Chicago, Smith College, and Northwestern University She has been active in peace and civil rights movements. Her latest book Before Our Eyes: New and Selected Poems 1975-2017 was published in Fall 2019 by Princeton University Press.
Poet and educator Ellen Bass is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Her most recent book of poetry, Indigo, will be published by Copper Canyon Press in spring of 2020. Previous books include Like a Beggar, a finalist for The Paterson Poetry Prize, The Publishers Triangle Award, The Milt Kessler Poetry Award, The Lambda Literary Award, and the Northern California Book Award; The Human Line; and Mules of Love, which won The Lambda Literary Award. Bass has also written works of nonfiction, including, with Laura Davis, The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, which has sold over a million copies and has been translated into twelve languages. The New Yorker has published ten of Bass’s poems throughout the years, and two have been chosen for The New Yorker podcast. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.
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Use discount code WILNER-FG for 20% off of Eleanor Wilner's Before Our Eyes: New and Selected Poems, 1975-2017 from Princeton University Press. Discount good until June 19, US only free shipping.
Purchase Ellen Bass's new collection Indigo from your local independent bookseller through IndieBound.