IMG_2889 Gabrielle Bates prismatic reflection black and white taken by Liesa Cole 2021.jpg

Gabrielle Bates is the author of Judas Goat, forthcoming from Tin House in January 2023. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, she currently lives in Seattle, where she works for Open Books: A Poem Emporium and co-hosts the podcast The Poet Salon. A Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship finalist, her poems have appeared in the New Yorker, the Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. She teaches occasionally through Hugo House and the University of Washington Rome Center.

Photo credit: Liesa Cole 2021