Yvonne Green was born in London in 1957 into a merchant family of Central Asian descent. Her background is multi-lingual. Her mother was born in Egypt and her father in France. Yvonne read law at LSE and practised as a barrister in the Inner Temple. Her pamphlet collection, Boukhara, was a winner in the Poetry Business Competition 2008-9, judged by Alison Brackenbury.
– from Inpress Books UK with permission