About

Bridgette Bates Author PhotoBridgette Bates’ poems have appeared in Boston Review, Fence, jubilat, PEN Poetry Series, VERSE, and elsewhere. A recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship and a “Discovery” Prize, she is a graduate of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Originally from Nashville, she lives in Los Angeles where she writes for the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and is a features contributor to Kirkus Reviews.

Her debut collection, What Is Not Missing Is Light, winner of Rescue Press’ Black Box Poetry Prize, and is now available.

Author Photo by John Nein.

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