[Local events] FWD: Bass/Nielsen reading, Mon. 3/16

David Abel passages at rdrop.com
Tue Mar 3 10:59:14 PST 2009

from Alissa Nielsen:

Ellen Bass & Alissa Nielsen

Monday, March 16th
7:00 PM

Pacific University
Taylor Auditorium
2043 College Way, Forest Grove

Ellen Bass's fourth book of poems, The Human Line, was published by 
Copper Canyon Press in June 2007. She co-edited (with Florence Howe) No 
More Masks! An Anthology of Poems by Women (Doubleday, 1973), and has 
published several previous volumes of poetry, including Mules of Love 
(BOA, 2002). Her non-fiction includes Free Your Mind: The Book for Gay, 
Lesbian and Bisexual Youth (HarperCollins 1996), I Never Told Anyone: 
Writings by Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (HarperCollins, 1983) 
and The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual 
Abuse (Harper Collins 1988). She currently is teaching in the 
low-residency MFA program at Pacific University.

Alissa Nielsen was born in Fargo, North Dakota. She has studied at 
Charles University in Prague and is a graduate of The Evergreen State 
College. Currently, she is working on a collection of short stories for 
her MFA in writing thesis at Pacific University. She is managing editor 
of the literary journal, Silk Road, and her work has appeared in The 
Raven Chronicles, Ellipsis, Bandoppler, and Slightly West. She lives and 
teaches in Oregon.

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