reeves Roger Reeves

Roger Reeves earned his MFA from the James A. Michener Center for Creative Writing and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas. His poems have appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review and Boston Review. He teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His highly-anticipated debut book of poetry, “King Me,” was named one of the Best Poetry Books of the Year by Library Journal.

News and Reviews:

Visiting poet Roger Reeves aims at “permission to be writers” with UMSL, MICDS students (UMSL Daily)
West Texas Talk: Lannan Foundation poet Roger Reeves (Marfa Public Radio)
Talking with Roger Reeves: A pawn, a poet, a king (Huffington Post)
Powerful debuts by three African-American poets (Los Angeles Review of Books)

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