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).


Lincoln is the author of more than 50 short stories, writing for online magazines and print anthologies. His freelance writings have been published in The Secret Place, The Marion Chronicle-Tribune, and in university publications. Lincoln has worked as a professional ghostwriter for four years, providing services for individuals, universities, businesses, and medical institutions.

As a filmmaker, Lincoln is dedicated to producing redemptive stories. His short film Drop Dead Gorgeous was named winner of Best Screenplay, Audience Choice, and Best Cinematography at the 2018 Envision Film Festival. It was nominated by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) - Lower Great Lakes (2018) and named a third place IASB winner (2018). The film was accepted into the Chicago Armacord Arthouse Television & Video Festival (2018) and earned official selection at the Hoosierdance Film Festival (2018). Drop Dead Gorgeous was also accepted for screening at the Film Festival of Columbus (2018) and given official selection at the Love Your Shorts Film Festival (2018). Lincoln's recent short films Tritanopia and Gunslinger are in post-production.