Nebraska Authors

Otis Twelve

AKA: also "Otis XII", also Doug Wesselmann and more recently Douglas Vincent Wesselmann

Former long-time well known Omaha radio personality. His short story “Life Among the Bean Bugs” was runner up for the North American Journal’s Kurt Vonnegut Prize, and his tale, “The Goodness of Trees,” received a $10K Templeton Prize. Currently lives in Walnut, IA.

Leo Adam Biga has an excellent sketch of Otis XII on his website.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
United Kingdom
Walnut, IA

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Fiction; Crime fiction

Occupation

Radio personality, writer

Places Worked

Former Omaha radio personality

Honors

Winner of British Lit idol contest for his first crime novel, On The Albino Farm.

Associations

Omaha, NE

Bibliography

On the Albino Farm. (still in manuscript?)
Tales of the Master: The Book of Stone. 2015
Imp: Being the Lost Notebooks of Rufus Wilmot Griswold in the Matter of the Death of Edgar Allan Poe. 2015

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