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Award-winning UIC poet: 'desire is not enough'
University of Illinois-Chicago assistant professor Roger Reeves may have just won one of the biggest awards an American writer could hope to receive--a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts--but when he was younger, he didn't know he could pursue poetry professionally.
By Erin Vogel @eringejuice
January 30, 2013