Wheeler Antabanez is the author of The Old Asylum and Other Stories and gasstationthoughts (Barricade Books 2001), which caused a stir when he was arrested for its contents. Wheeler is best known locally for his 2007 Weird NJ special issue, Nightshade on the Passaic, which chronicles his canoe explorations of the Passaic River in New Jersey. He has a spoken word album Words of Overbrook that has been adapted into a book and movie. His latest release 13 From The Swamp: Passaic River Lore arrived in early 2020. Wheeler is a lifelong resident of New Jersey.

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Pictured: Wheeler in the nose bubble of a B-17 Bomber, flying over the Passaic River in Wayne, NJ.
Photo: Rob Moorhead