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About Roger Reeves and Directions

Roger Reeves visited us on April 25th, 2016.

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Roger Reeves discusses "The Mare of Money"

 

 Roger Reeves reading and discussing his poem "Southern Charm"

Roger Reeves's poems have appeared in journals such as PoetryPloughshares, American Poetry ReviewBoston Review, and Tin House, among others. Kim Addonizio selected “Kletic of Walt Whitman” for the Best New Poets 2009 anthology. He was awarded a 2013 NEA Fellowship, Ruth Lilly Fellowship by the Poetry Foundation in 2008, two Bread Loaf Scholarships, an Alberta H. Walker Scholarship from the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, and two Cave Canem Fellowships. He earned his PhD the University of Texas-Austin and is currently an assistant professor of poetry at the University of Illinois, Chicago. His first book is King Me (Copper Canyon Press, 2013).

In April 2013, Reeves was a featured writer for Harriet.

(From poetryfoundation.org)

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