Retreat Teachers


Chase Takusei Twichell

Chase Twichell has published eight books of poetry, the most recent of which is Things as It Is (Copper Canyon, 2018). She’s taught at Hampshire College, The University of Alabama, Goddard College, Warren Wilson, and Princeton University. In 1998 she left academia to found Ausable Press, a not-for-profit publisher of poetry that was acquired by Copper Canyon in 2008. Her work has has received awards and fellowships from the NEA, the Artists Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the Kingsley Tufts Award. She has been a student in the MRO since 1995.