Short Bio

Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, Gabrielle Bates currently lives in Seattle, where she works for Open Books: A Poem Emporium and co-hosts the podcast The Poet Salon. The recipient of support from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference and the Princeton Poetry Festival, her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the New YorkerPoetry Magazine, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, and The Offing, among other journals. You can connect with her at or on Twitter (@GabrielleBates).


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