About

Theodore Wheeler_Photo Credit Nicole Wheeler 5A writer from Omaha, I also teach writing at Creighton University, co-direct Omaha Lit Fest, and help run Dundee Book Company.

My books include the novels Kings of Broken Things and In Our Other Lives. My fourth book, The War Begins in Paris, is forthcoming from Little, Brown & Co.

A 2020 National Endowment for the Arts creative writing fellow, I’ve been awarded scholarships from Wesleyan Writers Conference, Key West Literary Seminar (as winner of the Marianne Russo Award), Disquiet International Literary Program, Port Townsend Writers Conference, and earned an MFA in Creative Writing as a fellow at Creighton University. In the summer of 2014, I was a fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany, where I lived on the grounds of a 248 year-old Baroque palace.

I’m represented by Stephanie Delman of Trellis Literary Management.

For event queries, book clubs, and other reasonable requests, email me at tedwheeler@creighton.edu.

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