Richard Lutman has a MFA in Writing from Vermont College and is listed in the Directory of Poets and Writers. He has taught composition and literature courses at Rhode Island Community College, Fairfield University, The Learning Connection in Providence, Rhode Island, and short story classes as part of Coastal Carolina University's Lifelong Learning program.
He has published over two dozen short stories, three chapbooks, two novellas and one nonfiction book. He was a 2008 Pushcart nominee in fiction and the recipient of national awards for his non-fiction, short stories and screenplays. His novella “Iron Butterfly” was short listed in the 2011 Santa Fe Writer’s Project. His first novel was published in 2016. A collection of his stories was published in January of 2019.
Newport Writer’s Conference, 1995
Santa Fe Writer's Conference, 1993
Breadloaf Writer's Conference, 1987.
The National Writers Club Professional Writing Course, 1987.
Providence Learning Connection, "The Write Business" 1987.
Emerson College, "Writing for Profit" 1986 and 1987.
Summer Writers Workshop, University of Rhode Island, 1981.
Creative Writing, University of Rhode Island, 1975.
Creative Writing, Brown University, 1973.
Honorable mention, 1989, 1990 and 1993 Writer's Digest fiction competition.
Second place--National Writers Club short story contest, 1987.
Runner up in Rhode Island State Council of the Arts Individual Artists
Fellowships (fiction), 1984, 1987. Finalist, 1991.
Windham College Robert Frost Poetry Medal, 1965.
Crazyquilt Providence Review
Aldebaran National Poetry Press
Creative Urge Young Poetry Anthology
Newport Review Anyart
Newport This Week Journal of the West (non fiction)
Aegina Press (Novel) Jamestown Press
Vermont College Community College of Rhode Island
Salve Regina College Newport Art Museum
Old Colony House Providence Atheneum
Harold's Bookstore The Blue Pelican
Jamestown Public Library Contributors Reading, Breadloaf
Rhode Island Short Story Club Book promotion tour
Gave lecture on butterflies to students at South China Normal University (1996)