Curt Austin has more than three decades of experience with creative writing. His work includes Austin’s Acre, Holy Days Devotional, Conversations, and For A Peaceful Planet. His short story work placed 3rd in the 2013 Short Story Competition for Writer’s Digest. A recent Lenten Devotional was a collaborative effort by Curt and his close friend, Dr. David Mullens. Curt serves as a ghostwriter and editor for business blogs as well as corporate and ministry newsletters.
Attending Ball State University, Curt received his Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in printmaking. He then attended Asbury Theological Seminary earning his Master of Divinity degree. Ordained in the United Methodist Church, Curt served congregations in the Muncie and Fort Wayne areas. He left the pulpit ministry in 1999, but continued to be active in his local church, writing dramatic presentations and video scripts, serving as a creative communicator to children’s ministries, and presenting monologues to the 8,000 member congregation. He currently pays his bills by working in Noblesville for a brilliant Market Research firm.
Curt is passionate about his family, his dog, cooking, photography, his backyard sanctuary, and human rights issues, especially those of the African refugee crisis in Italy.
Curt is also a talented public speaker and creative communicator.