Niles Reddick's collection Road Kill Art and Other Oddities was a finalist for an Eppie award; his novel Lead Me Home was a national finalist for a ForeWord Award, a finalist in the Georgia Author of the Year award in the fiction category, and a nominee for an IPPY award. His work has appeared in anthologies Southern Voices in Every Direction and Unusual Circumstances and has been featured in many journals including "The Arkansas Review: a Journal of Delta Studies", "Southern Reader", "Like the Dew", "The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature", "The Pomanok Review", "Corner Club Press", "Slice of Life", "Deep South Review", "The Red Dirt Review", "Faircloth Review", "New Southerner", and many others.
He works for the University of Memphis at Lambuth in Jackson, Tennessee, where he lives with his wife Michelle, two children, Audrey and Nicholas. His new novel, Drifting Too Far from the Shore, is forthcoming in 2015. His website is www.nilesreddick.com>.