Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Yvonne Zipter  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry & Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Zipter lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

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


'As If the Night Could Heal Itself ' May Swenson Poetry Award Finalist, 2002 'The Patience of Metal ' Lambda Literary Award Finalist Poetry Society of America's Melville Cane Award Runner Up Chicago Book Clinic Honor Book

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Diamonds are a dyke's best friend :
ISBN: 0932379478. OCLC Number: 18558637

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Ransacking the closet /
ISBN: 1883523060. OCLC Number: 31710262

Spinsters Ink,. .

Snapshots of daily lesbian life and ironic self-portraits from Zipter's syndicated column, Inside Out, plus new sketches on challenging subjects.

The patience of metal /
ISBN: 0962535303. OCLC Number: 21409901

Hutchinson House,. .