In addition to an extensive teaching background, Richard Carson has over two decades of experience in academic publishing. Richard has taught in a variety of settings, from developmental tutoring at the middle school level to advanced seminars in American literature and culture at the College of the Holy Cross. He has been an Academic Support Tutor for several years at Bunker Hill Community College, where he tutors students from a variety of backgrounds in writing and reading comprehension. Richard was also an editor for McDougal Littell/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
A published scholar and creative writer, Richard has a master’s degree and PhD in English and American Literatures from Brown University, a master of divinity degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master of fine arts in fiction writing from Emerson College. His vast collection of awards and accolades also includes being a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities; winner of a short fiction contest for the Providence Sunday Journal and a recipient of the Graduate Merit Award from Emerson College. Richard has also been published in the Harvard Review.
When he isn’t crafting short stories, Richard loves keeping up with theater and the latest Academy Award contenders.