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Ms. Gwendolyn Mitchell A.

Department Manager

Neiman Marcus Department Store

Neiman Marcus Department Store

Background Information

Employment History

Senior Editor
Third World Press , Inc.


Pennsylvania Council for the Arts


Youth Enrichment Services

Education



Lemington Elementary School



Allendale High School

M.F.A.
English poetry

B.A.
political science
Penn State University

Web References (16 Total References)


GoodLove Podcast - October 14th: ...

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GoodLove Podcast - October 14th: Gwendolyn Mitchell

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Editor and poet Gwendolyn Ann Mitchell was born December 27, 1955, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, growing up in Pittsburgh. The daughter of a teacher and a pioneering black police commander, Mitchell attended Lemington Elementary School, Westinghouse High School, and graduated from Allendale High School in 1973. Moving to Dallas, Texas, she was hired as a sales clerk and was promoted to department manager at Neiman Marcus Department Store between the years of 1977 and 1987. Mitchell earned a B.A. in political science from Penn State University in 1988 and a M.F.A. in English poetry in 1991. In 1996, She earned a certificate in arts management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Between 1989 and 1993, Mitchell worked as a lecturer in Penn State's English and women's studies departments, and in 1994, she became a staff assistant to Pennsylvania Senator Harris Wofford in Pittsburgh. She worked for Youth Enrichment Services and the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts in Pittsburgh before moving to Chicago to become Editor of Third World Press in 1997. Working closely with Third World Press founder Haki Madhubuti, Mitchell manages one of the leading independent African American publishers in the nation, whose published authors include Chancellor Williams, Dudley Randall, Jacob Carruthers, Sonia Sanchez, Bakari Kitwana, Useni Eugene Perkins, Sterling Plumpp, Carolyn Rodgers, the late poet laureate Gwendolyn Brooks, Haki Madhubuti, and Gwendolyn Mitchell herself. Working closely with Third World Press founder Haki Madhubuti, Mitchell manages one of the leading independent African American publishers in the nation, whose published authors include Chancellor Williams, Dudley Randall, Jacob Carruthers, Sonia Sanchez, Bakari Kitwana, Useni Eugene Perkins, Sterling Plumpp, Carolyn Rodgers, the late poet laureate Gwendolyn Brooks, Haki Madhubuti, and Gwendolyn Mitchell herself.
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Mitchell is also the author of Veins and Rivers, and a book length poem, Ain't I Black. She has co-edited two anthologies of creative writing. Mitchell now lives in Chicago with her son, Sankara.


GoodLove Podcast - October 14th: ...

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GoodLove Podcast - October 14th: Gwendolyn Mitchell

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Editor and poet Gwendolyn Ann Mitchell was born December 27, 1955, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, growing up in Pittsburgh. The daughter of a teacher and a pioneering black police commander, Mitchell attended Lemington Elementary School, Westinghouse High School, and graduated from Allendale High School in 1973. Moving to Dallas, Texas, she was hired as a sales clerk and was promoted to department manager at Neiman Marcus Department Store between the years of 1977 and 1987. Mitchell earned a B.A. in political science from Penn State University in 1988 and a M.F.A. in English poetry in 1991. In 1996, She earned a certificate in arts management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Between 1989 and 1993, Mitchell worked as a lecturer in Penn State's English and women's studies departments, and in 1994, she became a staff assistant to Pennsylvania Senator Harris Wofford in Pittsburgh. She worked for Youth Enrichment Services and the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts in Pittsburgh before moving to Chicago to become Editor of Third World Press in 1997. Working closely with Third World Press founder Haki Madhubuti, Mitchell manages one of the leading independent African American publishers in the nation, whose published authors include Chancellor Williams, Dudley Randall, Jacob Carruthers, Sonia Sanchez, Bakari Kitwana, Useni Eugene Perkins, Sterling Plumpp, Carolyn Rodgers, the late poet laureate Gwendolyn Brooks, Haki Madhubuti, and Gwendolyn Mitchell herself. Working closely with Third World Press founder Haki Madhubuti, Mitchell manages one of the leading independent African American publishers in the nation, whose published authors include Chancellor Williams, Dudley Randall, Jacob Carruthers, Sonia Sanchez, Bakari Kitwana, Useni Eugene Perkins, Sterling Plumpp, Carolyn Rodgers, the late poet laureate Gwendolyn Brooks, Haki Madhubuti, and Gwendolyn Mitchell herself.
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Mitchell is also the author of Veins and Rivers, and a book length poem, Ain't I Black. She has co-edited two anthologies of creative writing. Mitchell now lives in Chicago with her son, Sankara.


Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards | Guild Literary Complex

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Preliminary judges, Gwendolyn A. Mitchell and Noël Jones have narrowed the submissions down to just 20 semi-finalists who now have the opportunity to showcase their talents in front of a live audience.

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PRELIMINARY JUDGE:Gwendolyn A. Mitchell is a poet and editor. Her poetry has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies including American Review, Prairie Schooner, Warpland: A Journal of Black Literature and Ideas, Essence Magazine, Spaces Between Us and Valley Voices. Ms. Mitchell is the author of two poetry collections, Veins and Rivers and House of Women, and is the author of the book-length poem, Ain't I Black. She is the co-editor of two anthologies, Releasing the Spirit and Describe the Moment, both collections of literary work from Gallery 37 in Chicago. Her forthcoming book, Among the Missing, will be published later this year. Gwendolyn Mitchell resides in Illinois, where she serves as Senior Editor for Third World Press.


Gwendolyn A. Mitchell is a ...

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Gwendolyn A. Mitchell is a poet and editor. Her poetry has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies including American Review, Prairie Schooner, Poetry South, Essence Magazine, and Valley Voices. Ms. Mitchell is the author of two poetry collections, Veins and Rivers and House of Women, and is the author of the book-length poem, Ain't I Black. She is the co-editor of two anthologies, Releasing the Spirit and Describe the Moment. Her forthcoming book, Among the Missing, will be published later this year. Mitchell resides in Illinois, where she serves as Senior Editor for Third World Press.


I really did not know what ...

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I really did not know what Ornate with Smoke looked like until Gwendolyn Mitchell [editor at Third World Press] had organized all of the poems into a book.

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One of the things that Gwendolyn Mitchell said is that the poems can be numbered-some with titles, some without-and she might have had some sense of how they should be ordered.
RG: She helped you create the shape of the big pieces?

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