Bonnie Jill Emanuel's poems appear or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Mid-American Review, Midwest Review, Chiron Review, Love's Executive Order - Poems on the Trump Presidency, and more. 

She earned a Creative Writing MFA at The City College of New York, where she was awarded the 2020 Jerome Lowell DeJur Prize in Creative Writing, & the 2017 Stark Poetry Prize in memory of Raymond Patterson She holds a BA in Creative Writing & Foreign Languages from University of Michigan's Residential College. 

Emanuel lives and writes in New York, and was born in Detroit.