Phoebe Reeves


Cincinnati, OH
Ohio US

Author's Bio

Phoebe Reeves earned her MFA in poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and now is Professor of English at the University of Cincinnati’s Clermont College. She has three chapbooks of poetry, The Lobes and Petals of the Inanimate (Pecan Grove), The Gardener and The Garden (Seven Kitchens), and The Flame of Her Will (Milk & Cake). Her poems have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Phoebe, Grist, Forklift OH, and The Chattahoochee Review, and she has been awarded fellowships by the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Vermont Studio Center. She lives in Cincinnati, OH with her husband Don Peteroy, amidst her unruly urban garden. Helen of Bikini, her debut full length collection, is forthcoming from Lily Poetry Review Press in early 2023.

Publications & Prizes

The Lobes and Petals of the Inanimate (Pecan Grove Press, 2009)
Drunken Boat
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Saratoga Springs
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Last update: Oct 31, 2022