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Spencer Reece is a poet who lives in Juno Beach, Florida. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University, he received a M.A. from the University of York (UK), and a M.T.S. from the Harvard Divinity School. At Wesleyan, Spencer took a class in writing verse with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Annie Dillard (Tinker at Pilgrim Creek), whom he describes as "an early encourager," along with James Merrill, the Stonington poet with whom Spencer shared a correspondence.
Total Books: 3
His 2004 book The Clerk’s Tale, was published by Houghton Mifflin Company (A Mariner Original). The Clerk's Tale was the winner of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Bakeless Prize and was judged by former U.S. poet laureate Louise Gluck. The title poem describes a day in the life at a store in the Mall of America; Reece had worked for many years as a sales associate at Brooks Brothers. His work has appeared in Boulevard, The New Yorker and The American Poetry Review.