Advice for Young Poets

Premiere DateJan 15, 2016
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
00:19 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Ellen Bass
03:00 The Daily Beat pt. 2 What is over-looked
08:30 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Advice for Poets
10:40 The Daily Beat Outro
10:50 Drawn Kiasmos
15:07 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: We look into the unconventional creative inspiration of award-winning poet, Ellen Bass.

Today on the Daily Beat, Friday January 15, 2015: Ellen Bass gives advice for young poets to be intrigued by the “ordinary” or over-looked aspects of our lives. Ellen Bass’s most recent book of poetry, Like a Beggar, was published in April 2014 by Copper Canyon Press. Her previous poetry books include The Human Line (Copper Canyon Press), named a Notable Book by the San Francisco Chronicle, and Mules of Love (BOA Editions), which won the Lambda Literary Award. She co-edited (with Florence Howe) the groundbreaking No More Masks! An Anthology of Poems by Women (Doubleday).


Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…