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Patricia Schultheis

Author's Bio

Patricia Schultheis has had several essays and two dozen short stories published or accepted by national and international literary journals. Her pictorial local history, Baltimore’s Lexington Market, was published in 2007, and her collection of short stories titled St. Bart’s Way was a finalist for the 2008 Flannery O’Connor Award and Snake Nation Press awards and in 2015 received the award for fiction from Washington Writers' Publishing House. Other honors include awards from The Fitzgerald Writers’ Conference, Memoirs Ink, and the American League of American Pen Women, Nob Hill Branch and Winning Writers. Patricia has twice been a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, has served on the editorial boards of The Baltimore Review and Narrative and is a member of The Author’s Guild as well as a voting member of The National Book Critics Circle. She currently teaches in the Odyssey Program of Johns Hopkins University.

Publications and Prizes

Sr. Bart's Way (Washington Writers' Publishing House, 2015), Baltimore's Lexington Market (Arcadia Publishing, 2007)
Alaska Quarterly Review, Artisan, Bellowing Ark, Bryant Literary Review, Dalhousie Review, Danse Macabre, Distillery, Fiction, Floating Holiday, Georgetown Review, Left Curve, Litchfield Review, Memoirs, Ink., Muse & Stone, Ozone Park, Passages North, Potomac Review, Potpourri, Soundings, Sycamore Review, Terra Incognita, The Baltimore Review , The Chattahoochee Review, Timber Creek Review, Transcendent Visions, Under the Sun
2005, finalist, nonfiction, The Chatthoochee Review; 2006, award winner, fiction, The Fitzgerald Writers Conference; 2008 finalist, fiction, The Flannery O'Connor Award, The Snake Nation Press Award; 2010, Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; 2011, nonfiction, award winner The Nob Hill Branch of the League of American Pen Women, Memoirs, Inks. First Prize, nonfiction, 2013 Sports Fiction and Essay Contest; 2014 Fellow, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; 2015 Winner, Fiction, for St. Bart's Way, from Washington Writers' Publishing House.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Cheating at Canasta by William Trevor, Mom Always Loved You Best by Deborah Tannen, Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant, The Realities of Fiction by Nancy Hale

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Listing last updated: September 25, 2015

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Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer
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Adults, Teachers
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Born in:
Bridgeport, CT
Raised in:
Bridgeport, CT

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