May 19: Theodore Wheeler, “Kings of Broken Things”
May 19 2019
On May 19th, FIRSTForum will host Theodore Wheeler, author of Kings of Broken Things.
Theodore Wheeler is the author of the novels Kings of Broken Things and In Our Other Lives (coming in March 2020), and a collection of short fiction, Bad Faith. His work appears regularly in magazines and anthologies like Best New American Voices, New Stories from the Midwest, The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, and Narrative, and has been recognized with a Marianne Russo Award from Key West Literary Seminar and a fellowship from Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany. A graduate of the MFA program at Creighton University, he teaches creative writing at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, covers a civil law and politics beat as a reporter for a national legal news service, and is co-director of Omaha Lit Fest.
FIRSTForum is held in the Third Floor Parlor in the church, 9:15 – 10:15 am. Childcare is available during that time.