Elline Lipkin

Discipline/Field: Poet

Based in: Altadena, CA

About: Elline Lipkin is the current Poet Laureate of Altadena and a Research Scholar with UCLA’s Center for the Study of Women. She is actively engaged in teaching and mentoring in literary organizations such as WriteGirl.

As a California Writing Resident, Elline will finish her second book of poetry that has been a work-in-progress for a number of years and will benefit from the consistency of working daily with its complete architecture and her vision in mind.

Project Title: Cast explores themes of family, exile, departure, and the immeasurable distance and nearness of those we love.

Website/links to project: UCLA Center for the Study of Women