The Muse Of The Ordinary

Premiere DateJan 13, 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 Muses and Inspirations
08:30 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Ordinary is Extraordinary
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, Wednesday January 13, 2015: Driving forces of poetry such as small moments of every day life are what Ellen Bass speaks upon as muses to her poetry. 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…