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Roger S. Mitchell Edit Profile

educator , writer

Roger S. Mitchell, American writer, educator. Recipient John Ben Snow award Syuracuse University Press, 1991; National Endowment for Arts creative writing fellow, 1986; Lilly Foundation fellow, 1985. Served with United States Army, 1958-1959. Member Associate Writing Programs.

Background

Mitchell, Roger S. was born on February 8, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Roger Sherman and Virginia (Garrett) Mitchell.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1957. Master of Arts, University Colorado, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Manchester (Eng) University, 1963.

Career

Professor English Indiana University, Bloomington, since 1975. Board directors Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1992-1996, member advisory council, since 1996.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1958-1959. Member Associate Writing Programs.

Connections

Married Dorian Gossy. Children: Marion, Bridget.

father:
Roger Sherman Mitchell

mother:
Virginia (Garrett) Mitchell

spouse:
Dorian Gossy

children:
Marion Mitchell

Bridget Mitchell