Former Wayne State College mascot to read from his works at Frank Museum

Kearney Hub: Former Wayne State College mascot? to read from his works at Frank Museum

KEARNEY — Author Jim Reese discounts labels when it comes to his book, “Bone Chalk.”

“When I started marketing it, there were a couple publishers interested in it,” he said from his home in Yankton, S.D. “One said that it needs more of an arc if it’s going to be a memoir. Some called it literary nonfiction and others just called the collection ‘essays.’ These are all memories of my life so I think you call it whatever you want.”

Reese writes about events in his life — and the people he’s met — in a series of short essays, peppered with longer pieces. The 150-page book, published by Stephen F. Austin State University Press, was released three months ago.

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