published poems
“dear winter”
forthcoming, american poetry review
 
“grandmom’s round moon cookies”
forthcoming, american poetry review
 
“gone to the larkspurs”
forthcoming, colorado review
 
“apollo 11”
forthcoming, passages north
 
“wolf peach”
forthcoming, i-70 review
 
summer remains | a poem i can’t write”
swwim
 
   " in the squall i think washington square park is a jackson pollock"
the night heron barks
 
“in the end the sky does break up | into rain”
the laurel review
 
colors of a roadhouse porch”
nominated for best of the netgreat lakes review
 
“flashback with paper birch & rock garden”
ruminate
 
“valentine’s day”
american poetry review
 
citgo picture”
indolent books: poems in the afterglow
 
“january wild—"
indolent books: poems in the afterglow
 
the numbers are going up again”
swwim
 
“after a massacre”
mid-american review
 
“all about swallowing”
love’s executive order
 
why i leave the states”
panoply
 
“o”
2horatio
 
“last night on livernois”
midwest review
 
“prayer down depot road”
nominated for the pushcart prize, midwest review
 
“can’t find them”
great lakes review
 
“the pink angels”
2horatio
 
“bus stop at gratiot & woodward”
chiron review
 
“fourth of july over 8-mile road”
chiron review
 
“i heart philadelphia,” selected by bob hicok
podium
 
“march madness”
the westchester review
 
“majesty”
the westchester review
 
“tall friend, val”
the westchester review
 
“spring on brite avenue”
the westchester review
 
“cottage by the station”
2horatio
 
“julian”
chronogram
 
“ars poetica”
chronogram
 
“ulster county”
chronogram
copyright 2022 bonnie jill emanuel

awards & residencies

irwin & alice stark poetry prize in memory of raymond patterson, the city college of new york, 2017

jerome lowell dejur award in creative writing, the city college of new york, 2020

2020 pushcart prize nomination, "prayer down depot road"

slapering hol press chapbook contest finalist, 2021

two sylvia's press chapbook contest finalist, 2021

swan scythe press chapbook contest finalist, 2021

frost place chapbook fellowship finalist, 2021

off the grid poetry prize finalist, 2021

gerald cable book award finalist, 2021

nyc poets afloat residency, april 2022

hilary tham capital collection finalist, 2022

sundress publications chapbook contest finalist, 2022

idaho prize for poetry finalist, 2022

2023 best of the net nomination, "colors of a roadhouse porch"