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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Yvonne Zipter  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Poetry

Born: 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Illinois Connection

Zipter lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Yvonne Zipter is an author and the Manuscript Editor at the University of Chicago Press.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Diamonds Are a Dyke's Best Friend: Reflections, Reminiscences, and Reports from the Field on the Lesbian National Pastime
ISBN: 0932379478

Firebrand Books. 1988

Journalist/jock author tells all about the lesbian national pastime.

The Patience of Metal
ISBN: 0962535303

Hutchinson House. 1990

This collection of poems about love and loss was a Lambda Literary Award Finalist and runner-up for the Poetry Society of America's Melville Cane Award.

Ransacking the Closet
ISBN: 1883523060

Spinsters Ink. 1995


Awards

-- As If the Night Could Heal Itself

May Swenson Poetry Award Finalist, 2002The Patience of Metal

Lambda Literary Award Finalist

Poetry Society of America's Melville Cane Award Runner Up

Chicago Book Clinic Honor Book