Theodore Wheeler

Fiction Writer

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 & Prizes

New Stories from the Midwest (New American Press, 2016)
Anthology of Great New Writing Done During an Economic Depression (Flatmancrooked, 2009)
Best New American Voices (Harcourt, 2009)
Kings of Broken Things (Little A, 2017)
Bad Faith (Queen's Ferry Press, 2016)
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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

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Council Bluffs
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Lincoln, NE
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Last update: Mar 02, 2018