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Judas Goat (Tin House, January 24, 2023)


Electric Lit Top 4 Poetry Collections of the Year


NPR "Books We Love: Best Books of 2023"


The New York Times Book Review 'The Shortlist': "From Newcomers and Veterans, Four New Poetry Books Worth Your Time"

Library Journal Starred Review: "Bates, Gabrielle. Judas Goat: Poems."

The Rumpus "A Worn Violence: On Gabrielle Bates’ Judas Goat"

Book Riot "Reflecting on Winter's Poetry"

Poetry Foundation 2023 Staff Picks: Judas Goat

Mid-American Review “Judas Goat by Gabrielle Bates”

ANMLY "For the (Complex) Image: A Review of Gabrielle Bates' Judas Goat"

Chicago Review of Books "The Price of Survival in 'Judas Goat'"

Garden & Gun "Poetry in Motion: Three New Collections Propel Southern Verse Forward" (print)


The Arkansas International "Judas Goat"

Publishers Weekly "Judas Goat"


West Trade Review "Violence and Domestication in Judas Goat'

Autostraddle "'Judas Goat” by Gabrielle Bates Made Me Start Writing Again"

Poetry Foundation "Judas Goat"

The Millions "Must-Read Poetry: Winter 2023"

Tupelo Quarterly "'The Poem Must Be Mess Because We Love Each Other:' Negotiating Self-Story... in Gabrielle Bates’s Judas Goat"

Stanford Humanities Center "Our Book Picks for 2023"

Commonweal Magazine "The Year in Books: My Top Choices of 2023"

The Poetry Question "Judas Goat"

Cunning Folk "What We Are Reading: Judas Goat"

Sage Cigarettes Magazine "Love and Other Self-Reckoning in the American South: A Review of Gabrielle Bates’ Judas Goat"

The Dawn Review "Review of Gabrielle Bates's Judas Goat."

Powell's City of Books "2023 Book Preview"


Southern Review of Books “The Best Southern Books of January 2023”

Outsellers "Judas Goat Poems: Book Review"

Carousel Magazine "USEREVIEW 112 (Capsule): Judas Goat"

Curiosity & Ritual "Reading/watching/listening: Judas Goat"

Keke "Close Out Poetry Month With These Four New Poetry Books"



The Southern Poetry Anthology Vol. X, Alabama (Texas Review Press, 2023), ed. Taylor Byas | 5 Poems: "Strawberries," "Dear Birmingham," "Sabbath," "In the Dream in Which I Am a Widow," & "Anniversary"

Cascadia: A Field Guide through Art, Ecology & Poetry (Mountaineers Books, 2023), ed. Elizabeth Bradfield | “A backward looping arrow"

I Sing the Salmon Home (Empty Bowl Press, 2023), ed. Rena Priest | “Salmon"

Buzz Words: Poems About Insects, Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets (Knopf, 2021), ed. Harold Schechter & Kimiko Hahn | “Fruit Flies"

Evergreen: Grim Tales & Verses from the Gloomy Northwest (Scablands Books, 2021), ed. Sharma Shields & Maya Jewell Zeller | “Excerpt from In the Circus”

BAX: Best American Experimental Writing 2020, ed. Carmen Maria Machado & Joyelle McSweeney | “Excerpt from In the Circus”

Best of the Net 2019, ed. Eloisa Amezcua | “Excerpt from In the Circus”

Best of the Net 2015, ed. Bruce Bond | "Carousel"




Kenyon Review | "One Two" & "Lyric Crisis" (forthcoming)

The Slowdown | "Salmon" (reprint) February 2023

Literary Hub | "Ownership" (reprint) January 2023

Poetry Magazine | "Mothers" & "The Lucky Ones" November 2022

Northwest Review | "Saint of Ongoingness" December 2022

The Rumpus | "Garden" December 2022

Washington Square Review | "Rosification" December 2022

Copper Nickel | "Mama" October 2022

NECK | "The Greatest Show on Earth" August 2022

Massachusetts Review "Eastern Washington Diptych" March 2022

Image | "Sabbath" January 2022

Poetry Magazine | "So We Must Meet Apart" (collaboration with Jennifer S. Cheng) November 2021

The New Yorker | "In the Dream in Which I am a Widow" May 2021

Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day | "Dear Birmingham" October 2021

The Oxonian Review | "Compassionate Withdrawal" February 2021

American Chordata | "Effigy" September 2021

Interim | "The Bridge" September 15, 2021

American Poetry Review | "Salmon" May 2021

Big Lucks | "'Little Lamb" & "Her Second Horn, the Only Horn She Has Left" May 2021

The Literary Review | "'Person' Comes from 'Mask'" & "Mediated Experience"

     April 2021

Ploughshares | "Intro to Theater" April 2021

Cordella | "Tell Me What Its Means" & "The Three Fates" April 2021

Catapult | "Time Lapse" March 2021

Midst | "'Ownership" [for J] February 2021

Poetry Magazine | "The Mentor" February 2020

Virginia Quarterly Review |  3 Poems: "Visitation," "Southside," & "Dance

     Party in the Public Glasshouse" December 2019

Ambit | "And Even After All That, No Epiphany" November 2019

Poetry Daily | "Judas" (reprint) October 2019

The Offing | "The Dog" September 2019

Cincinnati Review | "Judas" & "Neighbors" May 2019

Adroit Journal | "How Judas Died" (reprint), "Carousel" (reprint) & "Ars

     Poetica" March 2019 

Harvard Advocate | "Strawberries" (reprint) March 2019

Mississippi Review | 3 Poems: "Now No More Than a Bit of Mind,"

     "Birmingham / Mars" & "The Good Fight" February 2019

Gulf Coast | "How Judas Died" December 2018

New Yorker | "Strawberries" June 2018

Shallow Ends | "Blessing" May 2018

RHINO | "Everything is Everything" April 2018

Alaska Quarterly Review | 3 Poems: "Illusion," "The Masters" & "Pastoral"   


Bennington Review | "Repentance Circles Itself Before Sleeping" &

     "Judas Goat" June 2017

New England Review | "Anniversary" June 2017

Adroit Journal | "The Gates" March 2017

Birdfeast | "Ice Tithes" March 2017

Missouri Review Poem of the Week | "Gretel Was an Only Child"

     October 2016

Best of the Net 2015 | "Carousel" (reprint) 2015

Mid-American Review | "Monologue with a Flat Hand" 2017

Passages North | "Augury for a Younger Brother" and "Cinderella as Told by       Grackles" February 2017

Smartish Pace | 3 Poems: "Ode to Everything But My Tic Disorder," "The

     Priests" & "Who" February 2017

Day One | "Snow nobody has walked on: Cento" July 2016

New South | "Nightmare" November 2016

Thrush | "Sonnet for the Saints of Night Day Parade" November 2015

The Journal | "The Animals We Are" Fall 2015

Guernica | "Carousel" April 2015

Radar Poetry | "Persephone in Alabama with a Pomegranate" April 2015

Pine Hills Review | "2:00 am" February 2015

Poetry on Buses | "When the War is Over" December 14, 2014

Southern Humanities Review | "Disintegration" 2014

Redactions | "Ode to the Pecking Order of Mares" 2014

-----. "Infatuation" 2015

Rattle | "Of the Lamp, for Robin Williams" August 2014

Cactus Heart | "Chickadees" June 2014

Broadsided Press | "This is life" March 2014


Poetry Magazine | Excerpt from illustrated version of Adrienne Raphel's

     "Imogen and the Beginning of Color." February 2019

Best American Experimental Writing (BAX) 2019 | In the Circus

The Southeast Review | excerpt from In the Circus (online) & excerpt from

     illustrated version of Adrienne Raphel's "Imogen and the Beginning of

     Color" (print). August 2018

Nashville Review | Excerpt from illustrated version of Adrienne Raphel's

     "Imogen and the Beginning of Color." April 2018

jubilat | Excerpt from illustrated version of Adrienne Raphel's "Imogen and          the Beginning of Color." January 2018

Washington Square excerpt from In the Circus. Spring 2017

Poetry Magazine excerpt from In the Circus. December 2016

Black Warrior Review | "This Afternoon We Are All Arachnes." October 2016

Poetry Northwest | Back/Draft response to Carl Phillips' "More Tenderly...".

      Summer/Fall 2016

Gigantic Sequins | "As When Gone Wildabouting." 2015



Poetry Northwest The Pursuit of It: Maggie Nelson's On Freedom. Sept 2021


The Brooklyn Rail Antonia Contro and Elizabeth Bradfield's Theorem. April 2021

Pleiades Visual Review: Gabrielle Bates on Diannely Antigua's Ugly Music May 2020

The Seventh Wave Featured Artist for "What We Lose" May 2019

POETRY Harriet Blog Poetry Comics: You Must Look Her in Both Her Eyes Feb 2019

Poetry Northwest Now I Feel I Am On My Way: Gabrielle Bates on Mary Ruefle and Dunce. Nov 2019. 


-----. A Distrust of the Art: A Close Reading of Three Visual Poems and Poetry Comics. Feb 2018


-----."Help me I'm partial"—On Montreux Rotholtz's Unmark. March 2018

Seattle Arts and Lectures | Thinking Outside the Book: Tyehimba Jess and OLIO. March 2018



-----. On Claudia Rankine and CITIZEN May 2015

Southern Humanities Review | The Glory Gets by Honoreé Fanone Jeffers. Sept 2015


Prairie Schooner | Briefly Noted. "Keetje Kuipers. The Keys to the Jail." June 2014


The Sewanee Review "Gabrielle Bates" podcast


Between the Covers "Gabrielle Bates : Judas Goat" podcast & transcript

CutBank "A Conversation Between Gabrielle Bates and Abigail Raley"

Shondaland "An Unlikely Animal is at the Center of Gabrielle Bates' Debut Poetry Collection"

Southern Review of Books "Gabrielle Bates on Interiority and Indebtedness to the Image"

The Oxonian Review "An Interview with Gabrielle Bates"


Keep the Channel Open "Episode 137 - Gabrielle Bates"


Poetry Society of America "Gabrielle Bates on 'In the Dream in Which I am a Widow': In Their Own Words"

Adroit Journal "A Conversation with Gabrielle Bates"

Palette Poetry Legacy Suite #8: Judas Goat by Gabrielle Bates: Figures, Faith, & Tenderness

Napkin Poetry Review An Invitation for Many Lives: An Interview with Gabrielle Bates

The Rumpus Before the First Book: A Roundtable Discussion with Gabrielle Bates, I. S. Jones, and Erin Marie Lynch, by Patrycja Humienik


Brooklyn Poets Poet of the Week: Gabrielle Bates

Keep the Channel Open Podcast Conversation about Brigit Pegeen Kelly's SONG

Micro Podcast Nada Faris x Gabrielle Bates x torrin a. greathouse

The Rumpus "Process Over Product: Midst and Craft in the Real World" by April Yee, with a close reading of Gabrielle Bates's poem "Ownership"

Adroit Journal Illustrated Conversation with Keetje Kuipers 

Harvard Advocate Women's Issue podcast, interviewed by Sabrina Li

Frontier Poetry Editors Talk Poetry Acceptances: Gabrielle Bates, the Seattle Review


fields "Art in Conversation" podcast, interviewed by Manola Secaira

The Poetry Vlog Gabrielle Bates on Bojack Horseman, Poetry Comics, and Her Recent Work. Interviewed by Chelsea Grimmer  


Trains, Planes, and Books Gabrielle Bates, Interviewed by Marlene Jäger. In English (here) and German (here)





Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Fellowship in Poetry

Sewanee Writers' Conference, Walter E. Dakin Fellowship in Poetry

Judge for Edna Meudt Poetry Book Award


Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenburg Fellowship Finalist


Sewanee Review Poetry Contest Finalist



Adroit Journal Gregory Djanikian Scholarship

Jack Straw Writers Fellowship

Pleiades Press Visual Poetry Prize Finalist

Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Work/Study Scholarship




Final Judge of the Gigantic Sequins Poetry Comic Contest

Final Judge of the Zelda Fitzgerald Museum Poetry Contest

Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Work/Study Scholarship



GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Washington State

Jane Dodge Fellowship, Mineral School Artist Residency


Made at Hugo House Fellowship (2016 - 2017)

Pushcart Prize nomination, by Passages North

Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Work/Study Scholarship



Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Waiter Scholarship



Indiana Review Poetry Prize Finalist


Gigantic Sequins Poetry Comic Contest, 1st Place


Amazon Publishing Grant Fellowship

Best of the Net Anthology Inclusion, for "Carousel"

nominated by Guernica


Fairy Tale Review Poetry Contest Finalist


Nelson Bentley Fellowship


Awesome Foundation Grant Recipient



Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets Fellowship

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