Sam V. H. Reese

Sam V. H. Reese is a jazz and literary critic and short story writer. The author of The Short Story in Midcentury America (2017, winner of the Arthur Miller Center First Book Award), and Blue Notes: Jazz, Literature, and Loneliness (2019), along with two collections of short fiction, he has most recently edited the notebooks of Sonny Rollins, with a critical introduction, for NYRB (2024).