James Reiss has written six books of poetry. His critically acclaimed work has appeared in The New York Times, Esquire Magazine, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Chicago Tribune The Nation, Atlantic Monthly Magazine, and Slate.His poems have been published in numerous textbooks, both in English and Spanish. Reiss is a Professor Emeritus of English at Miami (Ohio) University in Oxford, Ohio. He is a founding editor of The Miami University Press.
Harvey Dawkins of Lindenwold, New Jersey is a cyclist and triathlete who is breaking down barriers that society puts around disability. Despite the stereotype surrounding Cerebral Palsy, Dawkins uses his races to showcase his personal strength. He hopes to ride his bike in all 50 states to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis. Harvey and his wife Nancy join Doug on this edition of SportsJam.