Individual Author Record
Name: Jim ReissPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Poetry Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionReiss graduated with both his BA and MA from the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationReiss has written six books of poetry and his work has appeared in The Atlantic, Esquire, New Republic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Paris Review, Poetry and Slate plus many anthologies, textbooks, and Web sites. He has won numerous national and regional literary awards and grants. A professor emeritus of English at Miami University, Reiss is founding editor of Miami University Press.
- When Yellow Leaves, Spuyten Duyvil, 2016
- The Novel, CW Books, 2015
- Riff on Six: New and Selected Poems, Salt Publishing, 2003
- Ten Thousand Good Mornings, Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2001
- The Parable of Fire, Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1996
- Express, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1983
- The Breathers , Ecco Press, 1974
Titles At Your Library
The Novel: Poems
ISBN: 1625491123 CW Books. 2015 If James Reiss wants "to jostle a reader's heart / into snare drumming for bit / players on side streets," the poems in The Novel reach for rhythms right around the corner. Whether you're waiting for a bus or busing tables as a waiter, these poems' characters, their storylines, are part of an underground bestseller that will make you tap your feet and clap your hands.
Riff on Six: New and Selected Poems
ISBN: 1844710319 Salt Publishing. 2003 This book contains poems from Reiss's first four books, plus rollicking new work from his fifth volume, Slap Me Five, and his sixth collection of laugh-outloud rhyming satirical war verse, A Child's Garden of Evil. As one reviewer said, this book "will command a wide audience."
Ten Thousand Good Mornings
ISBN: 0887483429 Carnegie Mellon University Press. 2001 A collection of poetry by James Reiss.
The Breathers (The American Poetry)
ISBN: 0912946164 Ecco Press. 1974 Book by Reiss, James