August 19, 2016
Poetry Workshop and Reading
with Ellen Bass
Workshop 1:30 to 5:30
Poetry reading 7:30
California Poets in the Schools Annual Conference, Los Gatos, CA

Contact Tina Areja-Pasquinzo at

August 20, 2016
If Words Could Put Out the Fire: Literature, Appetizers & Wine
A Soberanes Fire Relief Benefit for the Community Foundation of Monterey County’s Soberanes Fire Fund
with authors Ellen Bass, Jane Smiley, and Patrice Vecchione
4 – 6 pm
Earthbound Farm’s Farmstand, 7250 Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley

For details:

August 21 – 27, 2016 – SOLD OUT
The Glint of Light on Broken Glass
with Pam Houston and Ellen Bass
The Inn at Lake Connamarra, Hope, BC, Canada

Please email Mark at to be added to the wait list.

October 8, 2016
Sixteen Rivers Fundraiser and Garden Party
with Ellen Bass and W. S. Di Piero
3 – 6 p.m.
Berkeley, CA

October 15 – 22, 2016 – SOLD OUT
Writing for Our Lives at La Serrania
with Ellen Bass
La Serrania, Mallorca, Spain

To be added to the wait list, please contact Tim Pennell at

November 16, 2016
Living Writers’ Series
with Ellen Bass
Love Library, Room 430, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

December 2 – 4, 2016
The Writing Life
with Ellen Bass
Esalen, Big Sur, CA

January 5-15, 2017
Pacific University Residency Writers Conference
Seaside, OR

February 12-17, 2017 – SOLD OUT
Truth and Beauty
with Marie Howe and Ellen Bass
Mayacamas Ranch, Calistoga, CA

To be added to the wait list, please email Jen at

February 28, 2017
Seattle Arts and Lectures Poetry Series
with Ellen Bass
7:30 pm
Seattle, WA

March 10-12, 2017
The Writing Life
with Ellen Bass
Esalen, Big Sur, CA