Gabrielle Bates

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Gabrielle Bates works for Seattle's poetry-only bookstore Open Books: A Poem Emporium and co-hosts the podcast The Poet Salon. Her work can be found in the New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, Ploughshares, and The Offing, among other venues. She is originally from Birmingham, Alabama. 


Cover Photo: Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult
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In a time lapse, nothing happens smoothly. / Red horns quake as they splinter / from limbs on the bottlebrush.

Mar 12, 2021