David Philip Mullins

Fiction Writer

2500 California Plaza Creighton University Department of English
Omaha, NE 68178
(402) 280-3601

Author's Bio

David Philip Mullins grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is the author of Greetings from Below: Stories, which won both the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction and the International Walter Scott Prize for Short Stories. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and his fiction has appeared in The Yale Review, The Massachusetts Review, New England Review, and elsewhere. He has received the Silver Pen Award from the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame, the Dorothy and Granville Hicks Residency in Literature from Yaddo, an Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature from the Nebraska Arts Council, and a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. A resident of Omaha, Nebraska, where he teaches in the M.F.A. program in creative writing at Creighton University, he is at work on a novel.

Publications & Prizes

Greetings From Below: Stories (Sarabande Books, 2010)
Prizes won: 

Creative Writing Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts/Silver Medal, Independent Publisher Book Awards/Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature, Nebraska Arts Council/Silver Pen Award, Nevada Writers Hall of Fame/International Walter Scott Prize for Short Stories, Salt Publishing/Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, Sarabande Books/Stanley Elkin Scholarship, Sewanee Writers’ Conference/Dorothy and Granville Hicks Residency in Literature, Yaddo/Third Prize, Playboy College Fiction Contest

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Buffalo, NY
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Las Vegas, NV
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Last update: Dec 06, 2017