Author Talk: Joshua Wheeler |

Author Talk: Joshua Wheeler

Avid West

December 3, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Join us for a talk with Acid West author Joshua Wheeler!

Wheeler grew up in Alamogordo, NM, and his book, Acid West, is a collection of essays about Southern New Mexico. In it he traverses the New Mexico landscape his family has called home for seven generations. He teaches creative writing at Louisiana State University.

Acid West, Wheeler’s 2018 debut, is an essay collection investigatigating American identity through Southern New Mexico oddities: drone warfare, atom bombs, aliens, spaceports, Atari graves, memory, energy drinks, etc. The L.A. Review of books calls it, “…fluorescent…brilliant…inventive…a book worth reading more than once.”

In addition to discussing his book, Joshua Wheeler will also speak about his research, writing style, and literary influences. Join us for this excellent opportunity!

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