Joan Reese

3300 Starlight Trail
Plano, TX 75023

Author's Bio

JP Reese has poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, book reviews, and writer interviews published or forthcoming in many online and print journals. Reese was a poetry editor for THIS Literary Magazine, www.thiszine.org, and Senior Poetry Editor for Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, www.connotationpress.com. Reese's poetry chapbook, Final Notes was published by Naked Mannekin Press/Fractal Edge Press in February, 2012 and her second chapbook, Dead Letters, was published by Cervena Barva Press in 2013. Reese is the Writing Center Manager at Collin College. Some of her published work can be read at Entropy: A Measure of Uncertainty, jpreesetoo.wordpress.com. Reese is currently Editor-In-Chief of MadHat Lit. Reese's first full collection, Night Chorus, is scheduled to be published by LitFest Press in 2015.

Publications and Prizes

Prizes Won: 
2002 Creative Writing Award for The Graduate School at The University of Memphis • 2008 Rose Award: Collin College •First Annual Patricia McFarland Prize from Flash Fiction Chronicles, 2012 * The 15th Glass Woman Prize, 2014. 2009 Associate Professor of the Year: Collin College • 2001 2nd Place IBPC for "A Letter From Your Sisters."

More Information

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Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
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Other
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Madison
Raised in: 
Chicago, IL
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Last updated: Jan 26, 2015