Award-winning poet and essayist Roger Reeves will read from his work as a guest of the WSU Visiting Writers Series, a system-wide offering of creative readings, class visits, workshops and collaborative exchanges across intellectual and artistic disciplines. Reeves has been awarded an NEA Fellowship, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, and a Whiting Award, among others.
He is the author of "Best Barbarian" (W.W. Norton & Co., 2022) and "King Me" (Copper Canyon Press, 2013), a Library Journal Best Poetry Book of the year and winner of the Larry Levis Reading Prize, the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award and a John C. Zacharis First Book Award. His poems have appeared in journals such as Poetry, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, and Tin House. Livestream: youtube.com/watch?v=IoFvXxyLOys.