Nebraska Authors

Jim Reese

Born 1972 Des Moines, IA (USA)

Poet Reese lives in northern Nebraska and teaches at Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD. He has also been National Endowment for the Arts Writer-in-Residence at the minimum security Yankton Federal Prison Camp. At one time he wrote a column for the Lincoln Journal Star called "Nebraska Bookshelf".

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Wayne, NE
Hartington, NE
Lincoln, NE (1977-2000-?)
Des Moines, IA

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Poetry


Poetry; Fiction; Short Fiction; Journalism


Bachelor of Science Degree in English and Jounalism, Wayne State College, Wayne, NE
Ph.D., University of Nebraska Lincoln


Imagining Editor
English Professor

Places Worked

Mount Marty College, Yankton, SD.
Lincoln Journal Star


John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 17 February 2000
Stetson Western Wonders Photo Contest (2nd place),1999


As Worth Less as Tits on a Boar. 1995.
Here From There.
Wedding Cake and Funeral Ham. 2002.
The Jive. 2004.
These Trespasses.(poetry collection), 2005.
Ghost on 3rd. 2010.
Bone Chalk. 2020.

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