September 13, 2017
Roger Reeves Reading
Roger Reeves, Associate Professor of English at The University of Texas at Austin, gives his inaugural reading. Reeves’s poems have appeared in journals such as Poetry, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Best American Poetry, and Tin House. He was awarded a 2015 Whiting Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, and a 2013 NEA Fellowship. His first book, King Me (Copper Canyon Press, 2013), won the Larry Levis Reading Prize from Virginia Commonwealth University, the Zacharis Prize from Ploughshares, and the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award. Co-presented by the Department of English and the New Writers Project.This is a free event at the Harry Ransom Center, 300 W. 21st Street, Austin, TX 78712 from 7-8pm on September 26th. Event details at http://budurl.com/6qec. Sign up for text reminders for Ransom Center events by texting ransomcenter to 555888.