Nebraska Authors

James Reed

Born 1954 Minneapolis, MN (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE (1972-1995-?)

Author Of

  • Fiction


Fiction; Short Stories


BFA, 1979, University of Nebraska-Omaha (Cum Laude)
MFA (Expected, July, 1995), Waren Wilson College


Fiction Editor of The Nebraska Review


Leo V. Jacks Award for Creative Writing, Creighton Univ/Writers Guild, 1976
General Electric Foundation Award for Younger Writers, 1986 & 1989
Charles B. Wood Award for Distinguished Writing, CAROLINA QUARTERLY, 1988
Pushcart Prize Nomination, 1989
Individual Artist Fellowship Master Award in Literature, Nebraska Arts Council, 1991
John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 19 January 1995


Published Short Fiction:

'Fattenin' Frogs' Smackwarm, Spring 1983.
'The Downside' The Nebraska Review, Winter 1985.
'The Robot Suit' William and Mary Review, Spring 1988.
'Ignore That Man' ' Buffalo Spree, Spring 1988.
'Personal Effects' Carolina Quarterly, Spring 1988.
'The Time in Central Europe' Aura Literary Arts Review, Fall/Winter 1988.
'It Depends on the Light' The Tennessee Quarterly, Winter 1994.
'Transit Info' Apalachee Quarterly, Fall 1995.

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