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Yvonne Green

Born in London England in 1957, Yvonne Green practiced at the bar in London and New York until she retired to publish the poems she’d always written. Since then, Yvonne has won honours for 5  books of her poetry! She's been broadcast on BBC Radio and YouTube.

The daughter of a Central Asian family, Yvonne’s work focuses on the unfamiliar world of Boukhara and Judeo-Tajik culture. Yvonne writes from the heart of community, and community is at the heart of all she writes.

Her collections include "Jam And Jerusalem" (2018), "Honoured" (2015) Poetry Book Society Recommended, "After Semyon Izrailevich Lipkin 1911-2003" (2011) a Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation, "The Assay" (2010) a Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet prizewinner, "Boukhara" (2008) a Poetry Business Pamphlet prizewinner.

Yvonne is the Poet Laureate of LIMMUD Toronto 2019.

Publications:-
"Jam And Jerusalem" (Smith/Doorstop 2018).
"Honoured" (Smith/Doorstop 2015) Poetry Book Society Recommended Winter 2015.
Contribution to "The Penguin Book Of Russian Poems" (2015).
"Hanisoo yi" (Am Oved 2012) Lord Gavron and Celia Atkin translation grant winner.
"After Semyon Izrailevich Lipkin 1911-2003" (Smith/Doorstop 2011) Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation.
"The Assay" (Smith/Doorstop 2010) Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet prizewinner.
"Yvonne Green's Collected Poems And Translations" (Smith/Doorstop 2010).
"Boukhara" (Smith/Doorstop 2008) Poetry Business Pamphlet prizewinner.