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Steven Reigns

Author's Bio

Steven Reigns is a Los Angeles-based poet and educator. His newest collection Inheritance was just released by Lethe Press. After earning a degree in Creative Writing at the University of South Florida, he published his début poetry collection, Your Dead Body is My Welcome Mat, in 2001. A two-time recipient of The Los Angeles County’s Department of Cultural Affairs’ Artist in Residency Grant, Reigns organized and taught the first-ever autobiography poetry workshop for GLBT seniors and edited an anthology of their writings, My Life is Poetry. He has taught writing workshop around the country to GLBT youth and people living with HIV and recently received his Masters in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Inheritance: Poetry (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011), Inheritance (Lethe Press, 2010)
Anthologies:
Divining Divas (Lethe Press, 2012), The Cento (Red Hen Press, 2011), Best Gay Poetry 2008 (A Midsummer Night's Press, 2009), Eyes of Desire II (Handtype Press, 2007)
Journals:
Mirage, Riverbabble, Van Gogh's Ear, Velvet Mafia

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Listing last updated: January 17, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
G/L/B/T
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
St. Louis, MO
Raised in:
St. Louis, MO

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