Yvonne moved to Orkney in 1990 and settled near Stromness with her husband and three sons. She teaches English part-time and is a keen musician.
Her poems have appeared in a wide range of magazines, anthologies and pamphlets. Her first collection of poems, In the Hanging Valley, was published in spring 2008 by Two Ravens Press. She enjoys collaborative work and is particularly excited to be involved in the Mailboats project.