Linda Neal Reising, a native of Oklahoma and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has been published in numerous journals, including The Southern Indiana Review, The Comstock Review, and Nimrod. Reising’s work has also appeared in a number of anthologies, including Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write (Harper/Collins), And Know This Place: Poetry of Indiana (Indiana Historical Society Press), and Let Me Say This: A Dolly Parton Anthology (Madville Press). She was named the winner of the 2012 Writer’s Digest Poetry Competition, and her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize three times. Her chapbook, Re-Writing Family History (Finishing Line Press), was a finalist for the 2015 Oklahoma Book Award, as well as winner of the 2015 Oklahoma Writers’ Federation Poetry Book Prize. The Keeping (Finishing Line Press), her first full-length book of poetry, won the 2020 Kops-Fetherling Phoenix Award for Outstanding New Voice in Poetry and the 2021 Human Relations Indie Book Awards. Her second full-length book, Stone Roses (Kelsay Books), was a finalist for the 2022 WILLA Award, the WWA Spur Awards, and the Oklahoma Book Award, as well as winning the Eric Hoffer Award and the Western Heritage Wrangler Award.
Paperback: 130 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (June 21, 2023)