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Rick Wilber

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Rick Wilber

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Full Name: Rick Arnold Wilber
Born: September 4, 1948
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: American


Rick Wilber's most recent book is the memoir, "My Father's Game: Life, Death, Baseball" from McFarland Books, which best-selling author Peter Straub called "a stunning book," and one that "abounds with faith, heartbreak, love, insight, and honor."

His thriller novel, "The Cold Road," came out to good reviews in 2003, and his short-story collection, "Where Garagiola Waits," was short-listed in 1999 for the Dave Moore Award for most important baseball book of the year.

Rick is a novelist, essayist, short story writer and editor whose work has appeared in magazines like Asimov's Science Fiction magazine, Fantasy & Science Fiction magazine, Analog, The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, Elysian Fields Quarterly, The Tampa Tribune, the St. Petersburg Times, the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Star*Date magazine, Catholic Digest and many more newspapers, magazines and anthologies.

He was editor for a dozen years of Fiction Quarterly, the short-story supplement of The Tampa Tribune, and later was fiction editor at He has had more than fifty short stories and a similar number of poems in print as well as several hundred feature stories, reviews and essays.

He is a journalism professor at the University of South Florida and also writes college textbooks on writing, editing and mass-media studies. His website is

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 The Hind

 1. (2020)
 2. (2023)

 S'hudonni Empire

 1. (2016)
 2. (2021)