Theodore Wheeler is a writer, bookseller, and college professor from Omaha. He is author of the novels In Our Other Lives and Kings of Broken Things, and the collection of short fiction Bad Faith.

His fourth book, The War Begins in Paris, is will be published by Little, Brown & Co. on November 14, 2023.

He has been honored with a National Endowment for the Arts creative writing fellowship, a Nebraska Book Award, the Marianne Russo Award from Key West Literary Seminar, and a fellowship from Akademie Schloss Solitude.

He helps run Dundee Book Company, a neighborhood bookshop, and is a resident assistant professor at Creighton University.