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Kevin Lynch

Kevin Lynch

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Skills & Interests

  • Arts (Intermediate)
    I'm a visual artist with a BFA in art I do mainly oil pastels, sometimes abstract but mostly representational storytelling images right now, related to my novel-in-progress about Melville. I've done a lot of sculpture in the past and still do some constructivist-type pieces now.

Associations

  • Melville Society
    member 06/2010 – Current
  • Jazz Journalists Association
    journalist member 09/2004 – 09/2009

Education History

  • Master of Arts English - Creative Writing (05/1988)
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • BFA Art (05/1974)
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Publications

  • Lynch, K. E.. (2010). A Clean, Well-Lighted Place: A River Runs Through Wisconsin's Roots Music Mecca in yournews.com Madison. (null).

Teaching Experience

  • English 1001 (Current)
    • Marquette University – Rhetoric and Composition
    • core curriculum class taught to freshman of varying majors
  • Cultural Journalism (Winter 2009)
    • Edgewood College – Cultural Journalism
    • I created a class for upperclassmen to study the historical cultural backgrounds and current issues of arts journalism.

Languages

  • Spanish
    • Speaking level: Novice
    • Reading level: Intermediate

Honors & Awards

  • Milwaukee Press Club Award (09/1990)
    Best Critical Review of the Arts "Darkness Falls on Dairyland." Honorable mention
  • Milwaukee Press Club Award (09/1989)
    Best Critical Review of the Arts "State Writer Stands Up to Le Carre"
  • Pulitzer Prize Nomination (09/1987)
    principal writer of Milwaukee Journal educational supplements "That's Jazz," published in paper and used in Milwaukee Public Schools.

Presentations

  • Herman Melville: He Too Contains Multitudes, 12/14/2009
    Presented paper with multi-media by photographer Katrin Talbot on Herman Melville, based on research for my novel "Melville's Trace, or the Jackal", to the Madison Literary Club. Paper archived in Wisconsin Historical Society.

Positions

  • FYE Instructor (09/2010 – Current) Marquette University