Beloved Southern Storyteller
The Perfect Speaker
To Infuse Your Event With
Authentic Southern Humor
Mutliple Award-Winning Author,
Pulitzer Prize Nominee, 2016,
for 'Drifting Too Far From The Store"
Multiple award-winning author Niles Reddick's southern humor will take your audience from soft chuckles to belly laughs to quiet reflection.
Characters and situations may seem familiar - maybe because you've read his work - maybe because those 'characters' remind you of friends or family - maybe you've experienced similar situations.
Niles shares his stories - maybe your stories? - with insight, warmth, and respect for people, for families, for society.
Niles' talks are appropriate for universities, church services, social gatherings of all kinds, corporate conferences, health and wellness organizations, etc.
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 latest novel Drifting Too Far From The Shore has been nominated for a ForeWord Award, a Pen-Faulkner award, and a Pulitzer.
His work has appeared in anthologies Southern Voices in Every Direction, Unusual Circumstances, Happy Holidays, and Getting Old and has been featured in many journals included "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.
Dr. Niles Reddick is vice provost of the University of Memphis at Lambuth in Jackson, Tennessee, where he lives with his wife Michelle, and two children, Audrey and Nicholas.
Testimonials . . .
"Readers will come to love feisty Charlotte "Muddy" Rewis who, despite the bad news in the world, triumphs by making a difference in her own way. Chock full of humor, Drifting Too Far From the Store is a beautiful story that makes you feel like you have been transported back to small town America."
Author, Forrest Gump (among others)
"The South has been blessed with a writer like Niles Reddick. Drifting Too Far From the Store marks extraordinary talent. I can't remember the last time that I have enjoyed a book this much. It's beautifully written and compelling, with incredible range. Muddy is richly developed, springing right out of the pages."
Michael Lee West
Author, Crazy Ladies (among others)