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Jeremy Reed

PhD student, Graduate Teaching Associate


Jeremy Reed is a doctoral student with a concentration in Creative Poetry.


  • Creative Writing, Poetry
  • 20th Century American Literature


M.A. The University of Montana, 2014

B.A. Valparaiso University, 2012


  • "Our First Southern Winter" (Poem) Heartwood, April 2017
  • "Interview with Poet LeAnne Howe", UTK Writers in the Library Blog, February 2017
  • "Speaking Failure" & "Mirror Casket [two caskets side by side   three]" (Poems), Public Pool, January 2017
  • "Pantoum: The Sycamore Tree" (Poem), Still: The Journal, October 2016
  • "Hold Out as Long as You Can" & "The Tennessee River" (Poems), Stirring: A Literary Collection, October 2016
  • "In the Room Made of Broken Mockingbirds: Review of Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong," Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts' The Writing Life Blog, September 2016
  • "Bitterroots, Montana" (Poem), Red Paint Hill, July 2016
  • "Vertebrae" (Poem), the museum of americana, June 2016
  • "'To Take Note of Where We Are': Review of Stranger by Adam Clay," Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts' The Writing Life Blog, February 2016
  • "The Last Book I Loved: Home by Toni Morrison" (Essay-Review), The Rumpus, July 2015
  • "The Last Poems I Loved: John Berryman's Dream Songs #265 and #279" (Essay-Review), The Rumpus, June 2015
  • "Three Months After the Fire" (Poem), Valparaiso Poetry Review XI:2 (Spring/Summer 2015)
  • "The Last Book I Loved: The Delicacy and Strength of Lace by Leslie Marmon Silko and James Wright" (Essay-Review), The Rumpus (April 2015)
  • "Evening by the Blackfoot in Late July" (Poem), Camas: The Nature of the West (Summer 2014
  • "'I learn by going where I have to go': Expectations and Meditations on the Way of St. James" (Essay), The Cresset

Associations & Organizations

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)

Conference Presentations

  • Panel Member: "Writing in the Appalachian Margins", James Agee Conference, Knoville, TN 2016
  • "'I know what unsettles this country can also unsettle me': Terrance Hayes, Jacob Lawrence, and the Great Migration Today", SAMLA Conference, Durham NC, November 2015
  • "'That time was gone forever': Animal/Human Hybridity as De-familiarizing Critique in Denis Johnson's Train Dreams", ASLE Conference, Moscow ID, June 2015
  • "Religious Landscape, Spiritual Perspective: Transcendental Postmodernism in Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life", Literature/Film Association Conference, Missoula MT, October 2014
  • "Zadie Smith's Ritual Interest: NW in a Postsecular Lens", Graduate Student and Faculty Research Conference at University of Montana, Missoula MT, April 2014
  • Panel Moderator: "Speaking, Listening, Stories, and Textual Invention", Thinking Its Presence: Race and Creative Writing Conference, Missoula MT, April 2014
  • "A Both/And Reading Event: The Mystic Shift in David Foster Wallace's The Pale King", Literature and Research Colloquium at University of Montana, Missoula MT, February 2014
  • "'What is Peoria for?': Postsecularism, The Pale King, and the Reader as Canvas", PAMLA Conference, San Diego CA, November 2013

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