Yvonne Boose is a self-published poet, who has written two collection of poems, “A Beautiful Rose” and most recently, “Purple Butterflies”. In 2013, Yvonne co-founded A-Town Poetics, a local poetry group in Aurora, Ill. This group was formed in order to give local poets an outlet to come together and share their poetry. 

In addition to writing poetry, Yvonne has had several news articles published in the Aurora Beacon News.  Yvonne holds a B.A. in Speech Communications and a M.S. in Journalism and is currently refreshing her skills by attending the Illinois Media School.

Yvonne loves Hip Hop music and although she is a poet, she would never attempt to pen a hip hop tune.