Richard Vetere graduated from St. John’s College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences in 1973 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature.
He is a Lifetime Member of the Writers Guild of America East and
has produced several feature films. He co-wrote the screenplay
adaptation of The Third Miracle, which starred Ed Harris and was
produced by Francis Ford Coppola. Additionally, he wrote the movies
The Marriage Fool for CBS starring Carol Burnett and Walter
Matthau, and How to Go out on a Date in Queens starring Jason
Alexander. Vetere is a published playwright, with works including
Gangster Apparel, Caravaggio, One Shot, One Kill and Bird Brain,
all published by Dramatic Publishing. He received a Master’s degree
from Columbia University and his new book of poetry is entitled The
Other Colors in a Snow Storm.