The poet Yvonne writes short fiction under the name Yvonne Chism-Peace ("Graduation Day"). Her work has previously appeared online in Moondance, Clever Magazine, Feminista, Thought, Moxie, In Posse Review and Saint Anne’s Review.

Her books of poetry are IWILLA SOIL, IWILLA SCOURGE, and IWILLA RISE (Chameleon Productions Inc. 1985, 1986, 1999) for which she won NEA Fellowships. She was the poetry editor at MS. Magazine (1974 -1987)