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Author: Jim Reese

Jim Reese is an Associate Professor of English; Director of the Great Plains Writers' Tour at Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota; and Editor- in-Chief of PADDLEFISH. Reese's poetry and prose have been widely published, most recently in New York Quarterly, Poetry East, Paterson Literary Review, Louisiana Literature Review, Connecticut Review, and elsewhere. Most recently, he is the author of the poetry collection REALLY HAPPY (NYQ Books, 2014), and his book GHOST ON 3RD (NYQ Books, 2010) was a Finalist for the 2010 Milt Kessler Poetry Award. Other recent awards include a 2012 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award and a 2012 Distinguished Public Service Award in recognition of Reese's exemplary dedication and contributions to the Education Department at the Yankton Federal Prison Camp. Since 2008, Reese has been one of six artists-in-residence throughout the country who are part of the National Endowment for the Art's interagency initiative with the Department of Justice's Federal Bureau of Prisons. Reese and his family live in southern South Dakota, near John Wesley Powell's one hundredth meridian—better than most determinants for where the American West begins.

Ghost on 3rd
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Ghost on 3rd

NYQ Books

Poetry. Jim Reese's newest collection, GHOST ON 3RD, is riddled with love, latent violence, humor, and prison life. Critics who said that his last collection kicked "like an old pump-12 gauge" will be happy to find the barrels sawed off in this book...

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Really Happy
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Really Happy

NYQ Books

Poetry. Everything about REALLY HAPPY, Jim Reese's third full-length collection of poetry, is ordinary—focused on life all around us. But out of this ordinary the humanity of each of his characters comes to life, each craftily spun by Reese in perfe...

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