D. Harlan Wilson is a Michigan-based writer of irreal fiction. He has published nearly 100 stories in magazines and anthologies throughout the world.
In 1997 Wilson received a M.A. in English from the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and in 1998 he received a M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool. Prior to that he worked as an international salesman and a model and actor. Currently he teaches literature at Michigan State University while working on his Ph.D. dissertation, Anatomy of a Scream: Capitalizm, God Complexes and the Cult of the Image in Contemporary Fiction and Film, a study of how certain postmodern texts represent the pathology that contemporary image-culture invokes in the human condition.
In 2001, Eraserhead Press released Wilson's first full-length book, a collection of 44 short stories called THE KAFKA EFFEKT. In 2003, he published another collection called STRANGER ON THE LOOSE. Wilson is also the author of 4 ELLIPSES, IRREALITIES, and the upcoming PSEUDOFOLLICULITIS CITY.