Yvonne Zipter is the author of the poetry collections Kissing the Long Face of the Greyhound, The Patience of Metal (a Lambda Literary Award Finalist), and Like Some Bookie God. Her poems have appeared in numerous periodicals over the years, and her published poems are currently being sold individually in Chicago in two vending machines to raise money for the nonprofit arts organization Arts Alive Chicago.
She is also the author of the nonfiction books Diamonds Are a Dyke’s Best Friend and Ransacking the Closet and the Russian historical novel Infraction. She appears in and provided some narration for the documentary A Secret Love about All-American Girls Professional Baseball player Terry Donahue and her long-time partner Pat Henschel. She lives in Chicago with her wife and their former racing greyhound. She retired from the University of Chicago Press in 2018, where she was a manuscript editor.
Paperback: 108 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (February 28, 2023)