Lindsay DeWitt

Austin, TX USA

Professional Experience

I am a highly educated writer with an interest in art, education, and science. Since earning my master's degree, I have taught writing, worked as a writer, editor, and proofreader, and spent my free time working on my creative writing projects. I enjoy traveling and have lived abroad in South Korea and Japan.


Copy Editor
3 Years
2 Years
4 Years


Arts & Humanities
9 Years
Books & Literature
9 Years
4 Years


Academia Teaching
5 Years
Newsletter - Trade
1 Year
1 Year

Total Media Industry Experience

5 Years

Other Work History

Proofreader for the Texas Legislative Council during the 2011 and 2015 sessions; Literature, composition, and ESL lecturer at Akita International University in Japan for two years; Literature, composition, and ESL lecturer at Seoul National University in South Korea for one year; Graduate teaching assistant in rhetoric and composition at Pennsylvania State University for two years; Writer, editor, and proofreader for the Texas Pavement Preservation Center and the Engineering Education Research Center at UT Austin for one year (newsletters, engineering and education articles destined for academic or professional journals, trade journal articles, correspondence, etc.)

Foreign Language Skills

Basic Spanish, German, Japanese, and French skills

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, WordPress, Moodle, databases, and others


Dell laptop


Summa cum laude graduate in English from The University of Texas at Austin; Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarship; Liberal Arts Benedict Scholarship; Honorable mention in the New Millennium Writings Short Short Fiction Contest, 2014, for "The Sirens of Lake Superior"


Academic Writing Samples

This sample is the text of my conference presentation on Junot Diaz's novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.
This sample is my master's thesis on animals in James Joyce's Ulysses.

Trade Newsletters

I wrote copy, edited, and proofread the TPPC newsletter from 2007-2008. This issue is a sample of that work.


This short short story received an honorable mention in the 2014 New Millennium Writings Short Short Fiction Contest.