October 28, 07:00PM until 09:00PM
University of Wynwood Visiting Poet Series welcomes Roger Reeves to Lester's Bar.
Roger Reeves' poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Tin House, Gulf Coast, and Indiana Review, among others. Kim Addonizio selected “Kletic of Walt Whitman” for the Best New Poets 2009 anthology. He was awarded a 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. Recently, he earned his MFA from the James A. Michener Center for Creative Writing at the University of Texas. Currently, he is a Ph.D. student in the English Department at the University of Texas and an assistant professor of poetry at the University of Illinois, Chicago.
Reeves will read his work and participate in a brief Q&A. A reception will follow.