Born and raised in southern Alabama, Reese Reed is a former elementary school teacher and current educational writer. She was first bitten by the writer's bug at the tender age of ten, when a teacher read her short story aloud to the class. While Reese enjoyed writing throughout her childhood and teenage years, it wasn’t until a life-changing moment (some might call it mid-life crisis) that she finally became serious about chasing her passion. On a wing and a prayer she quit her teaching job and uprooted her family to move to a new home and new job that would allow her the time and freedom to pursue her dream of becoming a published novelist.
Reese has published one fictional novella in addition to Red. Claustrophobic, Reese’s Christmas themed novella, gives Mrs. Claus’s perspective on the story of Santa Claus.
In addition to her fiction writing, Reese taps her education background, writing curriculum and educational materials for major educational publishers such as Pearson and McGraw Hill. She currently works full-time as the Director of Education for WITS Games, an educational game developer.
Reese is a happily married mother of three rambunctious boys. When she does find herself with a moment to spare, she enjoys reading, journaling, and daydreaming.