The Passages Of Life – YFPC Inmates Share Writing Through National Program

Mark Payne reads his story as one of four Yankton Federal Prison Camp (YFPC) inmates participating in this week’s creative writing presentation at Mount Marty… Read More

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Reese Tells Grads To Use Their Voice, Enjoy Creativity

Already an established professor and published writer, Jim Reese walked into his first day of a creative writing workshop at the Yankton Federal Prison Camp… Read More

MMC Faculty Receive Awards from Federal Prison Camp

YANKTON, SD – November 1, 2012 – Warden Jordan R. Hollingsworth and Supervisor of Education Maureen Steffen recently presented S. Cynthia Binder and Dr. Jim… Read More

Some of Jim’s new work featured on… Read More

Third Place in the 2012 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards

Jim Reese’s poem “Black Words on White Paper” has been chosen for Third Place in the 2012 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards sponsored by the Poetry… Read More

South Dakota poets featured in new ebook

Rapid City writer and editor Eric Lochridge has published “After Long Busyness: Interviews with Eight Heartland Poets,” an ebook that compiles a series of interviews… Read More

ghost on 3rd – Reviewed in Western American Literature

Reviewed by David Cremean Black Hills State University, Spearfish, South Dakota Western American Literature Fall 2011, Volume 46, Number 3 pgs. 336-337. The title and… Read More

“The Blues in Jeans” nominated for a 2011Pushcart Prize

Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Editor of Paterson Literary Review has nominated Reese's poem “The Blues in Jeans” for a 2011 Pushcart Prize. Final winners of this… Read More

Summer Literary Reading Series brings poet performances

By Katelyn Sweigart (Mustang Daily) Two poets, not alike in style, read their works to a small but rapt audience at Cal Poly… Read More