David Mitchell

Freelance Fiction Writer & Creative Writer

Location:Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
36 Montana Street
San Francisco, CA, 94112
Cell: (415) 518-4007 \ Home: (508) 553-8742

2011 California College of the Arts
M.F.A. in Writing
Thesis work; Advisor: Cooley Windsor
Writing Coach for Learning Resources Center

2010 Eleven Eleven volume 9,
Nonfiction Editor, Prose Staff
• Eleven Eleven is a biannual journal of literature and art based at California College of the Arts. The aim of the publication is to provide a forum for risk and experimentation and to serve as an exchange between writers and artists.
• Evaluated and edited submissions
• Solicited local and international writers

2009 Eleven Eleven volume 8
Nonfiction Editor, Archival/Reviews Editor, Prose Staff

Bridgewater State College (now Bridgewater State University)
2007-2008 Additional course work towards MA teaching licensure

2005 B.A. in English (Writing Concentration)

2004 The Bridge, Bridgewater State College
Editorial Internship / Literature Editor and Public Relations
• The Bridge is an award-winning undergraduate journal of Literature and Fine Art
• Evaluated and edited submissions
• Participated in weekly editorial staff sessions

2004 Information Booth, Bridgewater State College
• Worked information desk and helped college guests when required
• Worked in a clerical environment and attended all phone calls with questions specific to the college

Fulfillment in Samizdat Literary Journal 2010-2011 (http://www.samizdat.me/).
[Fulfillment is a series of 8 installments from the author’s Memoir (pp. 98-178)]
The Oracle (February 2011) pp.98-102
The Angel and The Attraction Council (March 2011) pp. 103-122
Losang (April 2011) pp. 123-145
Hope Deferred (May 2011) pp. 146-154
Lolly (June 2011) pp. 155-165
Monica and The Knight of Cups (July 2011) pp. 166-178
Half-Born in The Bridge Vol. 4 (Spring, 2007) (Bridgewater State College: Bridgewater, MA, 2007) pp. 1-7
1st place non-fiction
Sister Ambrosia vs. Rex Iremonger in The Bridge Vol. 4, Spring, 2007) pp. 68-73
2nd place fiction
Athens (The Bridge Vol. 2, Spring, 2005) pp. 109-124
The Outside World (The Bridge Vol. 1, Spring 2004) pp. 88-89


• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Excellent customer and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work in team projects and meet deadlines
• Creative writing experience
• Brown belt in Shaolin Kempo Karate
• Creative, Logical and Analytical thinking skills
• Academic coaching and teaching experience
• Editing experience


Fall 2011 Internship at Small Beer Press, Easthampton, Massachusetts
• Shipping, reading submissions, general assistance
UPS Driver’s Assistant, Franklin, Massachusetts

2002–2010 Shaw’s Supermarket, Franklin, Massachusetts
• Produce Clerk, Customer Service

1999–2001 Loews Theaters, Natick, Massachusetts
• usher, concession stand, and ticket booth

The Comment, October 21st, 2004: “Bridging boundaries: Student journal of fine arts wins prestigious award”
Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Skills (2) Rating
Fiction Writing
Creative Writing