Wheeler Antabanez is the author of The Old Asylum and Other Stories (published in 2016, reissued independently in 2018) 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 and a forthcoming photography/poetry book of the same title. Wheeler is a lifelong resident of New Jersey. Visit his website at luckycigarette.com or on instagram: @wheeler_antabanez

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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