Darrell J. Wiens

Darrell J. Wiens is professor emeritus of biology at the University of Northern Iowa, now living and writing short stories in Kansas City, Mo. A newcomer, he loves to create stories that involve believable characters engaged in college life, long distance running, coming of age, travels, bicycle touring, biological research and personal or social issues. He grew up on a farm near Inman, Kan. An award-winning teacher, researcher and mentor, he is author of 27 scientific papers and 53 research presentations, most co-authored with students from his laboratory. He is a pacifist Mennonite who enjoys cooking, bicycling and choral singing. He has previously published two short stories.

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