Theodore Wheeler

Omaha, NE

Author's Bio

Theodore Wheeler is the author of the novel Kings of Broken Things and a collection of short fiction, Bad Faith. His work has appeared in Best New American Voices, New Stories from the Midwest, Southern Review, Kenyon Review, Cincinnati Review, and Boulevard, and has been recognized with an AWP Intro Journals Award, a Marianne Russo Award from Key West Literary Seminar, and a fellowship from Akademie Schloss Solitude. A graduate of the MFA program at Creighton University, he currently teaches writing at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Creighton University.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Bad Faith
(Queen's Ferry Press, 2016)
, Kings of Broken Things
(Little A, 2017)
Anthologies: 
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)
Journals: 
Artful Dodge, Boulevard, FiveChapters, Fogged Clarity, Fugue, Kenyon Review, 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

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Council Bluffs
Raised in: 
Lincoln, NE
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Last updated: Mar 02, 2018