Brenda Yates





Brenda Yates grew up on military bases and now lives in Los Angeles. She is the author of Bodily Knowledge (Tebot Bach) and recipient of a Patricia Bibby Memorial Prize and the Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center Poetry Prize, among others. Her reviews, interviews and poems can be found in Chaparral; Surreal Poetics; The Tishman Review; KPFK Radio 90.7 (Why Poetry); The American Journal of Poetry; Mississippi Review; City of the Big Shoulders: An Anthology of Chicago Poetry (University of Iowa Press); Angle of Reflection (Arctos Press); Manifest West (Western Press Books); The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume VI: Tennessee (Texas Review Press); Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California (Scarlet Tanager Books); and Unmasked: Women Write about Sex and Intimacy after Fifty (Weeping Willow Books) as well as journals in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Israel, China and Australia.