Welcome to the website
of J. Michael Yates
Among these pages you will find published works by J. Michael Yates, from poems found in his many collections, to short fiction from Torpor and Torque, to a few short feature pieces on life he has written to share with us. A selection of his award-winning CBC radio dramas are available for easy downloading and listening on the Drama page.
With his wife Hongyun Chen, Yates recently co-authored the ground-breaking book An Easy Existential Approach to High School and University Essay Writing, now available through Amazon and Cacanadadada Press.
His other recent publications include The Passage of Sono Nis, a complete collection of dramas, Hongyun, a collection of shorter poems, and Line Screw, a critically-acclaimed memoir. Feel free to send us your thoughts using our online form. We hope you enjoy your visit.
"Dangerous minds investigate dangerous places in the mind..." — Yehuda Amichai