Currently a visiting professor for the low-residency MFA in genre writing at Western State Colorado University, Rick Wilber has penned more than fifty science-fiction short stories, several college textbooks, including Magazine Feature Writing, The Writer’s Handbook for Editing & Revision, Modern Media Writing (with Randy Miller), and Media Matters, and the acclaimed novels The Cold Road, Rum Point, and the Campbell Award-nominated Alien Morning. His stories “Something Real” won the 2013 Sidewise Award and “The Secret City” is a 2018 Sidewise Award finalist.
Wilber edited the three anthologies Subtropical Speculations: Anthology of Florida Science Fiction (with Richard Mathews), FUTURE MEDIA, and Field Of Fantasies: Baseball Stories of The Strange and Supernatural. His book length memoir about his dad, baseball player Del Wilber, My Father’s Game: Life, Death, Baseball garnered notices from a diversity of people including Peter Golenbock, Peter Straub, and Bill Plaschke.
All of us at Tachyon wish Rick a happy birthday! Hope you get a hit! It is your birthday after all.
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