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Justin Phillip Reed

Justin Phillip Reed

Justin Phillip Reed is an American poet living in St. Louis. His work appears in African American Review, Best American Essays, Callaloo, The Kenyon Review, Obsidian, and elsewhere. He holds a BA in creative writing from Tusculum College and an MFA in poetry from Washington University in St. Louis. The author of Indecency (Coffee House Press 2018) and the chapbook A History of Flamboyance (YesYes Books 2016), he has received fellowships from the Cave Canem Foundation and the Conversation Literary Festival. Reed currently organizes the St. Louis community-based poetry workshop series Most Folks At Work. He was born and raised in South Carolina. Visit him online at justinphillipreed.com

In addition to his festival events, Justin Phillip Reed is appearing in the following festival partner events:

Lit Crawl Portland — Join us on a madcap literary adventure through the streets of downtown Portland! All events are free and open to the public, and culminate in the Tin House After Party. More info here.

Friday, November 9, 8:00–8:45 p.m.: Poetry Karaoke: Celebrity Edition with Mule on Fire

Northwest Film Center Presents: Film to Page

Festival Writers on Influential Films: Alien
Screening and post-film conversation with Justin Phillip Reed

Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium, Portland Art Museum