Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Ellen Bass Poem in The New Yorker

The Orange-and-White High-Heeled Shoes, a poem by Ellen Bass, is featured in the March 30, 2015 issue of The New Yorker, which also includes a link to her reading the poem on it’s online version.

Ellen’s work has been published in The Atlantic, The American Poetry Review, The New Republic, The Progressive, The Kenyon Review and many other journals.

Among her awards for poetry are a Pushcart Prize, the Elliston Book Award, the Pablo Neruda Prize from Nimrod/Hardman, the Larry Levis Prize from Missouri Review, and the New Letters Prize. Her books of poetry include The Human Line (Copper Canyon Press, 2007) which was named a Notable Book of 2007 by the San Francisco Chronicle and Mules of Love (BOA, 2002) which won the Lambda Literary Award.


Ellen teaches in the M.F.A. program at Pacific University and in prisons in California. Like a Beggar (Copper Canyon Press, 2014) is her most recent book of poems.

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