Most Recent Novel
Publication Date: October 11, 2016 by Bellevue Literary Press
Reading Faust in Shimoda
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 the 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 (winner of the Maria Thomas Fiction Award, Commodore Perry's Minstrel Show ("The best book you've never heard of!"-anonymous) and The Book of Important Moments. Now comes Bob Stevenson, a psychological thriller concerning a New York psychiatrist and her patient, who believes himself to be Robert Louis Stevenson.
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. This time, with Bob Stevenson, he has set a novel (almost entirely) in the contiguous United States.
Richard Wiley is professor emeritus of English and a board member of Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He divides his time, these days, between his hometown of Tacoma, Washington and Los Angeles, California.