Ted Wheeler

Art Discipline: 
Omaha, NE
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Mar 16, 2010 to Mar 27, 2010

Theodore Wheeler's short fiction has been featured in Best New American Voices 2009, Boulevard (as the prize-winner of their Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers), and Flatmancrooked, among other places. A second story is forthcoming from Boulevard in the spring of 2010. A graduate of the MA program at Creighton University, he's been awarded merit scholarships from the Wesleyan Writers Conference, the Key West Literary Seminar, and the Port Townsend Writers Conference, and his collection of short fiction was a Semi-Finalist for the Iowa Short Fiction Award. Wheeler is a Senior Fiction Reader for Prairie Schooner and lives in Omaha with wife Nicole and daughter Madeleine. He is currently at work on a historical novel based around the Omaha Race Riots of 1919 and will continue on the project during his residency at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.