Nebraska Authors

James Reed

Born 1954 Minneapolis, MN (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE (1972-1995-?)
Alaska
Kansas
Minnesota
Virginia
Germany

Author Of

  • Fiction

Keywords

Fiction; Short Stories

Education

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

Occupation

Fiction Editor of The Nebraska Review
Instructor

Honors

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

Bibliography

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.

We appreciate corrections and additions to our information about authors, but please read the following guidelines and caveats carefully.

  • The Nebraska Authors database is based on publicly available sources. Unless you are the author contacting us in person, it helps us if you cite the source or sources of your information. We cannot include unsourced information in the database.
  • We may be appreciative of information we choose not to include in the publicly available database.
  • To include an image on an author profile, please send jpg attachment to nebraskaauthors@lincolnlibraries.org. A photo-release agreement is required before the image will be published on this site.
  • Because of the way we are staffed, expect corrections or additions to take time, sometimes up to three months.
  • While we initially included some actual links to external URLs in the database, we will in the future no longer provide functioning links. We will instead record the presence of specific external materials in language that we hope will help intelligent users find it themselves. Web rot, in which actual materials remain online but undergo changes in their URLs, is too demanding in terms of staff time for us to hope to keep external links current.

Do you have corrections for the above information or other information to add?