Niles Reddick

Author of over 50 stories, Niles Reddick works for the University of Memphis at Lambuth in Jackson, Tennessee. His new novel, Drifting too far from the Shore, is forthcoming in 2016. His website is

Stories by Niles Reddick

The Tooth

Illustrated by Michael Ilkiw

My new year was off to a great start. I didn’t make New Year’s resolutions, but I simply made up my mind to make changes in my life. I have been on a “avoid sugar and bread” and “avoid snacking at night while watching television” diet. Seemingly, it was working, little by little. There was …