Bonnie Jill Emanuel's poems appear or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, SWWIM, Mid-American Review, Ruminate, Love's Executive Order - Poems On The Trump Presidency, Indolent Books: Poems In The Afterglow, Midwest Review, Chiron Review, Great Lakes Review, and elsewhere. 

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 and the 2017 Stark Poetry Prize in Memory of Raymond Patterson, and she is a Pushcart Prize Nominee. She holds a BA in Creative Writing & Foreign Languages from University of Michigan's Residential College. 

Born in Detroit, Bonnie now lives in New York. She is at work on her first collection of poems.