Roger Reeves

Lannan Writer in Residence Roger Reeves reads at the Marfa Book Company on Saturday, August 2nd at 6 pm. 

His debut collection of poetry, King Me, was published in 2013 by Copper Canyon Press and was honored as a Library Journal “Best Poetry Book of 2013.

Reeves has been awarded a 2013 NEA Fellowship, a 2013 Pushcart Prize, a 2008 Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, two Bread Loaf Scholarships, an Alberta H. Walker Scholarship from the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center and two Cave Canem Fellowship.

Reeves is currently an assistant professor of poetry at the University of Illinois, Chicago.