Theodore Wheeler

Omaha, NE

Author's Bio

My short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Best New American Voices, Boulevard (as the winner of their Short Fiction Prize for Emerging Writers), The Kenyon Review, The Southern Review, The Cincinnati Review, Confrontation, Five Chapters, among others. In February 2015, my debut chapbook (On the River, Down Where They Found Willy Brown) was published by Edition Solitude.In July 2016, Queen’s Ferry Press will publish my debut collection of short fiction, Bad Faith.

Publications and Prizes

Bad Faith
(Queen's Ferry Press, 2016)
Anthology of Great New Writing Done During an Economic Depression
(Flatmancrooked, 2009)
, Best New American Voices
(Harcourt, 2009)
, New Stories from the Midwest
(New American Press, 2016)
Artful Dodge, Boulevard, FiveChapters, flatmanCROOKED, Fogged Clarity, Fugue, Georgia State University Review, Johnny America, Kenyon Review, Mary, Southern Review, Superstition Review, The Cincinnati Review
Prizes Won: 
-Intro Journals Project Award, AWP, 2015 -Fellowship, Akademie Schloss Solitude, 2014 -Marianne Russo Award, Key West Literary Seminar, 2014 -Tarcher/Penguin Top Artist Writing Contest, 2012 -Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers, 2008, Boulevard Magazine -Schiff Prize for Prose, 2010, The Cincinnati Review -Joan Jakobson Scholarship, Wesleyan Writers Conference -Full Scholarship, Port Townsend Writers Conference -Scholarship, Key West Literary Seminar

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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Born in: 
Council Bluffs
Raised in: 
Lincoln, NE
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Last updated: Sep 13, 2016