Angel J. Bates's, I'll Let God Fight My Battles is her first collection of poetry. She is currently writing her second book, Pour Me a Glass of Peace, Cook Me a Pot of Love, which is due to be released in the Spring of 2008. Angel J. Bates is a native of St. Helena Island, SC. In her first seller, I'll Let God Fight My Battles, she shares with readers true expression of poetry. The deep roots of her Gullah culture is portrayed in every aspect; from spirituality, love, life, success, heritage, society, and inspiration.