Patricia Schultheis

Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

6 Upland Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21210
Phone: 
(410) 448-4211

Author's Bio

Patricia Schultheis is a fiction and non-fiction writer whose dozens of  stories and essays have been published national and international literary journals and reviews. 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. In 2015 St. Bart's Way received the award for fiction from Washington Writers' Publishing House. Other honors include awards from The Fitzgerald Writers’ Conference, Memoirs Ink, the American League of American Pen Women, Nob Hill Branch, Winning Writers, the 2018 ScreenCraft Competition and the 2020 Novel Slices competition. 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 has taught in the Odyssey Program of Johns Hopkins University.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Books:
A Balanced Life (All Things That Matter Press, 2018)
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Baltimore's Lexington Market (Arcadia Publishing, 2007)
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Litchfield Review
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Memoirs, Ink.
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Muse & Stone
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The RavensPerch
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Under the Sun

Fiction

Anthologies:
This Is What America Looks Like (Washington Writers' Publishing House, 2021)
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Tulip Tree Review (TulipTree Publishing, 2020)
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Lock & Load (University of New Mexico Press, 2017)
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Artisan
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Bellowing Ark
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Dalhousie Review
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Danse Macabre
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Distillery
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Fiction
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Floating Holiday
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Georgetown Review
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Kentucky Review
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Left Curve
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Litchfield Review
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Potomac Review
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Potpourri
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Scribble
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Soundings
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Terra Incognita
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Timber Creek Review
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Transcendent Visions
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Prizes won: 

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, Ink; 2013 First Prize, nonfiction, Sports Fiction and Essay Contest, Wining Writers; 2014 Fellow, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; 2015 Winner, Fiction, for St. Bart's Way, from Washington Writers' Publishing House; 2016 finalist, flash fiction, New Millennium Writings; 2018 quarter-finalist for Screencraft Award; 2019 Finalist, New Milennium Wriings; 2020 finalist, Novel Slices Award; Winner, non-fiction, the Nob Hill Branch of the League of American Pen Women. 

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
David Means Stewart O'Nan Alice McDermott Susan Choi
What I'm reading now: 
Cheating at Canasta by William Trevor, Sula by Toni Morrison, Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant, The Realities of Fiction by Nancy Hale, The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgrkov

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Teachers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Bridgeport, CT
Connecticut
Raised in: 
Bridgeport
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Last update: May 24, 2021