Roger Reeves’ debut book of poems, King Me (Copper Canyon Press, 2013), was a finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. His second collection, On Paradise, is forthcoming from Norton. Recipient of a Whiting Award and fellowships from Bread Loaf, Cave Canem, the NEA, and the Poetry Foundation, his poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Best American Poetry, and elsewhere. Currently an Assistant Professor of Poetry at the University of Illinois, Chicago, he earned an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers and a PhD in English at the University of Texas at Austin.
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