Thaddeus Rutkowski Fiction Writer

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Guess and Check

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Violent Outbursts

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Sex-Fiend Monologues


Guess and Check was released by Gival Press (Arlington, Va.) in February 2017. The book is available at and Read the Kirkus Review here.

My book Violent Outbursts was released by Spuyten Duyvil Press in January 2016. The book is a collection of short fictions and is available at the Spuyten Duyvil Web page and on Read the Kirkus Review here.


My novel Haywire was a finalist in the fiction category of the Asian American Literary Awards, and it won the Members' Choice Award, given by members of the Asian American Writers Workshop in New York. Info:

I was awarded a fellowship in fiction writing from the New York Foundation for the Arts. The fellowship is a grant given to artists at critical stages in their careers. Info:


“Fiction Writing 202” will be offered during Sessions 2, 4 and 6 at The Writer's Voice of the West Side YMCA, 5 West 63rd St., Manhattan. All classes meet on Mondays from 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Designed for writers at all levels, this workshop will focus on the basics of fiction writing through exercises and assignments, as well as discussion of works in progress. Each class runs for eight meetings. Contact Amanda Selwyn at (212) 912-2635 or


“Good Eggs,” essay, The New York Times' Opinionator, January 18, 2015.

“One Degree of Separation,” essay, The New York Times' Opinionator, July 20, 2014.

“Toasted,” essay, The New York Times' Opinionator, June 18, 2012.

“The Mountain Man,” story, The New York Times' Opinionator, March 11, 2012.





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