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Omaha native’s new book offers insights about Nebraska and the Midwest More

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Brown Bag Book Club: Jim Reese More

The Nervous Breakdown

Bone Chalk is Midwestern Americana at its best. Ringing of truth down to the last thought and gesture, Reese creates a modern portrait of small… Read More


A clutch of personal essays about Midwestern life that captures the region’s humor, seriousness, and occasional strangeness. This collection by poet and essayist Reese (English/Mount… Read More

MMC Prof. Wins National Award

Jim Reese’s writing has taken him many different places — college classrooms, lecture halls and even prisons. Now, the Mount Marty College faculty member has… Read More


THE GREAT AMERICAN READ Documentary is a PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved… Read More

4 P.M. Count selected for Best Anthology

Washington Independent Review of Books Best Anthology 4 P.M. Count, from Federal Prison Camp Yankton (10th anniversary issue), edited by Jim Reese. 375 pages. The… Read More

Ten Years of “4 p.m. Count” With Jim Reese

Listen to Jim Reese on In the Moment … March 1, 2018 Show 287 Hour 2: More

NEA Program At Federal Prison Camp Celebrates 10 Years

Publishes 10th Anniversary Issue Of Creative Writing Anthology 4PM Count Mount Marty College (MMC) in Yankton and Federal Prison Camp Yankton recently celebrated 10 years… Read More

Springfield Prison Inmates Rebuild Their Lives Through Education

GED A New Start – Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan Read the article here: More