ABOUT ME

 

 

 

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.


                                          ADDENDA (1965-1995)
Specialized Education

     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.
     
Awards

     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.
     
Publications

     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
     
Public Readings
     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)      

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