Brenda Yates

Brenda Yates Brenda Yates grew up on military bases. After Tennessee, Delaware, Florida, Michigan, Massachusetts, Japan and Hawaii, she settled first in Boston, then Los Angeles. Her poems appear in numerous journals and anthologies including Mississippi Review, City of the Big Shoulders: An Anthology of Chicago Poetry (University of Iowa Press) and The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume VI: Tennessee (Texas Review Press). She is a Pushcart nominee and recipient of the Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center Poetry Prize, a Patricia Bibby Prize and honorable mention in the Robinson Jeffers Tor House Poetry Contest. Tebot Bach published her first collection, Bodily Knowledge, in 2015.