Richard Wiley

Co-founder | BMI
Board Member | University Council

About Richard

Richard Wiley is author of the novels Soldiers In Hiding, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for best American fiction, Fools’ GoldFestival for Three Thousand MaidensIndigo, and Ahmed’s Revenge. His most recent novel, The Book of Important Moments, was published by Dzanc Books in 2013. Wiley was a member of the UNLV English Department faculty from 1989 to 2015 and cofounded UNLV’s graduate Creative Writing Program. His website is