Short Bio

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


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