poetry: Gabrielle Bates

Bates is known for her poetry comics, an emerging hybrid genre which applies the lyric sensibility of poetry to hand-drawn images. Fields talks to Bates in episode one of Art in Conversation, a new podcast hosted by Manola Secaira.

 
 "Are We the Revolution?" originally appeared in  Washington Square  "Spring 2017" issue, #39

"Are We the Revolution?" originally appeared in Washington Square "Spring 2017" issue, #39

 
  "The Past Never Gets Better" is from the poetry comic "This Afternoon We Are All Arachnes" which appeared in  Black Warrior Review  "Fall / Winter 2016" issue, #43.1


"The Past Never Gets Better" is from the poetry comic "This Afternoon We Are All Arachnes" which appeared in Black Warrior Review "Fall / Winter 2016" issue, #43.1

 
 "But There Are Many Spectacles..." is from the poetry comic "In the Circus." It originally appeared in  Poetry  (Dec 2016).

"But There Are Many Spectacles..." is from the poetry comic "In the Circus." It originally appeared in Poetry (Dec 2016).

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