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English educator

David Jonathan Shields, American English educator. Member Modern Language Association, Authors Guild, Writers Guild, Poets and Writers, Associate Writing Programs, Poets, Editors, Novelists.

Background

Shields, David Jonathan was born on July 22, 1956 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Milton and Hannah (Bloom).

Education

Bachelor in British and American Literature, Brown University, 1978. Master of Fine Arts in Fiction, University Iowa, 1980.

Career

Visiting assistant professor St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1985-1988. Assistant professor University Washington, Seattle, 1988-1992, associate professor, 1992-1997, professor department English, since 1997. Member faculty Warren Wilson College low-residency Master of Fine Arts program for writers, Asheville, North Carolina, since 1996.

Guest speaker and guest lecturer in field. Numerous readings.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Authors Guild, Writers Guild, Poets and Writers, Associate Writing Programs, Poets, Editors, Novelists.

Connections

Son of; married Laurie McCallum, September 1, 1990. 1 child, Natalie McCallum.

father:
Milton Son

mother:
Hannah (Bloom) Son

spouse:
Laurie McCallum

child:
Natalie McCallum Shields