Robert Wilder

Author of Daddy Needs a Drink

Biography

Robert Wilder is the author of two critically acclaimed books of essays: Tales FromThe Teachers' Lounge and Daddy Needs a Drink, both in development for television and film. He has published essays in Newsweek, Details, Salon, Parenting, Creative Nonfiction, Working Mother and elsewhere. He has been a commentator for NPR's Morning Edition, The Madeleine Brand Show and On Point and other national and regional radio programs including the Daddy Needs a Drink Minute which airs weekly on KBAC FM. Wilder's column, also titled "Daddy Needs A Drink," is printed monthly in the Santa Fe Reporter. He was awarded the 2009 Innovations in Reading Prize by the National Book Foundation. Wilder lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his wife, Lala, and their two children, Poppy and London.

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