Travis Yates


Travis C. Yates is an Associate Professor of Communication at Quincy University. Prior to teaching he spent ten years in the television news industry as a producer, reporter and videographer. He is an Emmy-winning writer and moonlights as a multimedia artist, producing screenplays, commercials and short films. He is also the author of A Latchkey Kid's Take on Modern Cinema, a collection of essays and reviews that examines the works of more than 120 directors of contemporary and classic films.

Where to find Travis Yates online


Nobody Told Me My Legs Don't Work: Journey of a Down Dog
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,080. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
Nobody Told me My Legs Don't Work is an incredible true story of a dog's will to walk again after a stroke and the determination of a couple that did everything they could to make it happen. It chronicles the dog's journey from paralysis to triumphantly walking again and the progression of her owners that grew from childhood sweethearts to parents.
A Latchkey Kid's Take on Modern Cinema
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
A Latchkey Kid’s Take on Modern Cinema is a collection of film essays by film professor Travis C. Yates. The collection explores the work of more than 120 directors, examining contemporary films and classics from the '70s and '80s and is sprinkled with nuggets of wisdom shared with his film students. It is a fun, fresh perspective on modern cinema and a must-read for any cinephile.