William H Reid, MD, MPH
William H. Reid, MD, MPH, a forensic and clinical psychiatrist, has written or edited 17 professional books and editions in psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, and related fields, as well as hundreds of professional articles and book chapters. He received the 2013 Manfred Guttmacher Award for Developing a Forensic Practice (New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis). His literary website (coming soon) is at ReidWritesBooks.com
A Dark Night in Aurora: Inside James Holmes and the Colorado Mass Shootings (New York: Skyhorse, 2018), a true crime/psychology & crime account that arose from his intimate work with the case and perpetrator, is his latest general-readership book. Watch for his children's series, Corkins Kids, and his new novel, Augie & Frank, as well as The Boy and the Fishes (in progress).
Bill also composes and performs music, largely Americana, blues and children's songs, and has written one (unpublished) symphony. Four of his six musical albums, recorded with his Fewer Sorrows Band, have been on Grammy ballots in various categories. His music website is fewersorrowsmusic.com.
Awards and Recognition
- Manfred Guttmacher Award for publication in psychiatry and law; Seymour Pollack Award for "distinguished contribution to education in forensic psychiatry"; Ardis Cline Martin Award, Texas Depressive & Manic Depressive Association; Past President, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law; Distinguished Alumnus, University of California Medical School, Davis; Fellow, American College of Psychiatrists; Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh