Jim Reese

Jim Reese
Topics: Communication, Education, Literature, Marketing, Prison Reform, South Dakota, Writing
Communities: Yankton
Program Types: Pre-recorded Program Video, Speakers Bureau, Virtual Program(s)

Writer, Editor, Prison Advocacy
Mount Marty University
National Endowment for the Arts
Yankton, SD
james.reese@mountmarty.edu | (605) 660-3737

Bone Chalk
A discussion on craft. In this discussion Reese will talk about his work in prisons, how he crafted essays in Bone Chalk, the benefits of expressive writing and the importance of transformative justice.

Connecting with Students in the Non-traditional Classroom
This workshop is designed to help you connect with difficult students and/or those convicted of crimes in your classroom. Reese provides material to get started and answers questions about what to expect when teaching in marginal, non-traditional spaces.

Writers' Workshop — Get Published Now
This workshop is a hybrid writing workshop where participants spend time generating ideas and discussing real methods on how to get published in today's market. It features an informal conversation with Reese, an award-winning working writer/editor/publisher discussing craft, publishing and the writing life. It is an opportunity for students, faculty and community members to learn about publishing and to meet directly with an editor and publisher. Reese also shares his secrets—writing from the gut—and how he gets prisoners and complete strangers to tell all.