Biography and Recognitions
Lincoln Reed is passionate about stories that entertain and inspire. He works as an assistant professor of film and media production at Taylor University where he teaches screenwriting, media theory and ethics, and audio production. He holds an MFA in creative writing from Miami University (OH) and is working toward his Ph.D. in English Literature at Ball State University in Muncie, IN.
Lincoln is the author of more than 35 short stories, writing for publications such as Dragon Soul Press, Springer Mountain Press, Havok Publishing, Zimbell House Publishing, and Flash Fiction Magazine. His freelance writings have been published in The Secret Place, The Marion Chronicle-Tribune, and in university publications.
THE SPARK OF FLAME
Nominated for a 2020 Pushcart Prize
Short story featured in Explorer One: A Collection of Extraterrestrial Tales by Zimbell House Publishing.
Havok Publishing Season Five: Prismatic Anthology Competition Winner
Short story named winner of inclusion in Havok's season anthology. Published in October 2021.
DROP DEAD GORGEOUS
Screenplay by Lincoln Reed
Winner of Best Screenplay, Audience Choice, and Best Cinematography at the 2018 Envision Film Festival. Nominated by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) - Lower Great Lakes (2018). Accepted into the Chicago Armacord Arthouse Teleivsion & Video Festival (2018). Official selection at the Hoosierdance Film Festival (2018). A third place IASB winner (2018). Accepted for screening at the Film Festival of Columbus (2018). Official selection at the Love Your Shorts Film Festival (2018).
THE IRONY OF SILENCE
Feature article by Lincoln Reed
Winner of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Sports Writing Award in 2016. It also earned the Indiana Collegiate Press Association (ICPA) Best Sports Feature Award and Best Sports Page Award (2016).