Theodore Wheeler

Nebraska, United States

Member Since: 09/02/2006

Theodore Wheeler is the author of the novel Kings of Broken Things (Little A, 2017) and a collection of short fiction, Bad Faith (Queen's Ferry Press, 2016). His work has appeared in Best New American Voices, The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, Narrative, 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 Creighton and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.


Twitter Username: @theodorewheeler


  • Kings of Broken Things , Little A (August 1, 2017)
  • Bad Faith , Queen's Ferry Press (July 12, 2016)


  • Marianne Russo Award, Key West Literary Seminar(2014)
  • Intro Journals Award, Fiction, AWP(2015)
  • Tarcher/Penguin Top Artist Contest(2012)
  • Schiff Prize in Prose, The Cincinnati Review(2010)
  • Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers, Boulevard(2008)


  • Master of Arts in Creative Writing from Creighton University (May 2008)
  • Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Nebraska-Lincoln (May 2005)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Fiction Writing from Creighton University (May 2015)

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