Rita Mae Reese

Poet, Fiction Writer

Madison, WI
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Author's Bio

Rita Mae Reese is the author of The Book of Hulga and The Alphabet Conspiracy. She's the Literary Arts Director at Arts + Literature Laboratory in Madison, WI and designs lesbian poet trading cards for Headmistress Press. 

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Anthology:
From Where You Dream (Grove Press, 2005)
Journals: , , ,
Seven Hills Review
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Trivia: A Journal of Ideas

Poetry

Anthology:
Poetry from Sojourner: A Feminist Anthology (University of Illinois Press, 2004)
Books:
The Book of Hulga (University of Wisconsin Press, 2016)
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The Alphabet Conspiracy (Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press, 2011)
Journals:
Apalachee Review
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Bloom
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Mississippi Review
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Shenandoah
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Sojourner
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The Nation
Prizes won: 

Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award; Discovery/The Nation; Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Fiction; Drake Emerging Writers Prize; Pamaunok Poetry Prize

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Road out of Winter by Alison Stine, The Weil Conjectures by Karen Olsson

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Appalachian, LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Any, At Risk Youth
Born in: 
Charleston, WV
West Virginia
Raised in: 
Charleston, WV
West Virginia
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Last update: Dec 28, 2020