Bonnie Jill Emanuel's poems appear or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Mid-American 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 in December 2019, where she was awarded the Stark Poetry Prize in memory of Raymond Patterson. She holds a BA in Creative Writing & Foreign Languages from University of Michigan's Residential College.
A recent Pushcart Prize nominee, Emanuel is a reader for the Bellevue Literary Review and an active member of PEN America. She was born and raised in Detroit.