Bill Yake

  • Biography

Bill has identified butterflies outside the illustrated Paleolithic caves of the Pyrenees, encountered wind witches in the Alvord Desert and wigmen in New Guinea, traded songs in the Peruvian Amazon, and eaten couscous and roasted goat gonads in Tunisia. His poems mainly show up in magazines and anthologies serving the environmental and literary communities—from Wilderness Magazine to Anthropology and Humanism and from Rattle to ISLE. His two collections of poetry, This Old Riddle: Cormorants and Rain (2003) and Unfurl, Kite, and Veer (2010) are published by Radiolarian Press.

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