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Gabrielle Bates was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and currently lives in Seattle, where she works at Open Books: A Poem Emporium and serves on the editorial board of the Seattle Review and Broadsided Press. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Poetry, Best of the Net 2015, the Missouri Review, Black Warrior Review, and Guernica, among other journals. She holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Washington. Find her at