Frederick Reiken is an American author from Livingston, New Jersey known for his novels and short stories.
Reiken attended The Pingry School, Princeton University and the University of California at Irvine. His first novel, The Odd Sea, won the Hackney Literary award and was selected one of the best first novels of the year by Library Journal and Booklist. Reiken's second novel, The Lost Legends of New Jersey, earned a place on the New York Times "Notable Book" list as well as several other publications'.
Currently Reiken teaches creative writing at Emerson College in Boston.