Most Recent Novel
Published November 19, 2013 by Dzanc Books
eHarmony Date @ Chez Panisse
The Los Angeles Review
Let's Meet Saturday and Have a Picnic
The American Scholar Magazine
The Dangerous Gift of Beauty (96.2KB)
Arches Magazine Summer 2011
Prime Number Magazine
The Strange Detective
Your Life Should Have Meaning On The Day You Die (183.6KB)
Arches Magazine Winter 2010 Edition
Richard Wiley is author of numerous stories and the novels Soldiers In Hiding (winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Best American Fiction) Fools' Gold, Festival for Three Thousand Maidens, Indigo, Ahmed's Revenge, and Commodore Perry's Minstrel Show ("The best book you've never heard of!"-anonymous). His most recent novel is The Book of Important Moments.
Richard has lived and worked in Korea (where he was a Peace Corps volunteer), Japan, Nigeria and Kenya. Many of his stories are taken from those experiences.
Currently Richard Wiley is a professor of English and Associate Director of Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.