News, Media and Stories | Ellen Bass

Ellen Bass’ forthcoming book, Indigo, has just been released from Copper Canyon Press.
Dorianne Laux was recently selected as a 2020 Pulitzer Prize finalist in poetry for Only As The Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems (W.W. Norton, 2019).
Poet Dorianne Lux
Pacific University is pleased to announce that Dorianne Laux will be serving on the Board of Chancellors for the Academy of American Poets. This is a distinction shared by just 115 poets since the board was formed in 1946 and includes fellow MFA faculty members Ellen Bass and Kwame Dawes.
Frank Gaspar's new book, The Poems of Renata Ferreira, was recently published by Tagus Press.
January 2020 MFA Reading Series
The Pacific University Master of Fine Arts in Writing program hosts readings by leading contemporary writers during its 10-day residency in Seaside. The readings are free and open to the public.
Ellen Bass, MFA in Writing professor, announced a new poetry collection that she will be releasing in 2020. 
Author Readings with Willy Vlautin
Pacific's Master of Fine Arts in Writing program once again hosts readings by some of the world’s finest contemporary writers during the program's 10-day spring residency.
The Master of Fine Arts in Writing program hosts readings by some of the world’s finest contemporary writers during its 10-day residency in Seaside Jan. 5-12.
Tyehimba Jess honored for Olio (Wave Books 2016), which investigates the lives of African American performers prior to the Civil War and continuing to the beginning of World War I.
Bass is among four 2017 recipients, which also include former MFA in Writing faculty member David St. John.

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