Andrea Luttrell is a member of the PhD class of 2013.

Biography Edit

In 2000, Andrea Luttrell graduated cum laude from Barnard College, Columbia University with a BA in English and a concentration in creative writing. She was awarded a MFA in fiction from NYU in 2002 where she served as editor-in-chief for the writing program’s literary journal, Washington Square. Prior to entering SMU's PhD program, Luttrell worked in publishing at Simon & Schuster, Penguin Putnam and Random House. She also raised money and wrote grants for The Children's Nature Institute in Los Angeles, CA and for SMU's Central University Libraries and School of Education.

Andrea Luttrell in Berkeley, CA


Her interests include:

  • Contemporary American Fiction and Poetry
  • Modernism
  • Feminist Literary Criticism

Courses Taught Edit

Southern Methodist University

  • ENG 1301: First Year Writing
  • ENG 1302: Space, Location and Identity

New York University

  • V38.9815: Creative Writing - Introduction to Fiction and Poetry

Publications and Conferences Edit

  • Le Den of Infamy, 2007
  • Painted Bride Quarterly, Issue 76

Fellowships and Awards Edit

  • Tin House Fellowship to attend Summer Literary Seminars in St. Petersburg, Russia, 2003
  • Spring Fellowship, NYU Graduate Creative Writing Program, 2002

Committees and Positions Edit

  • SMU's President's Commission on the Status of Women at the University, 2008 - present
  • SMU's Graduate Women's Organization Leadership Committee and Advocacy Chair, 2009 - present
  • Co-Editor of Erudition, SMU's English Department Newsletter, 2007 - present
  • Member, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Editor-in-Chief of Washington Square: The Literary Journal of NYU's Graduate Creative Writing Program, 2003 - 2004
  • Fiction Editor of Washington Square: The Literary Journal of NYU's Graduate Creative Writing Program, 2002 - 2003
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