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About Stewart Lindh


Under the Spell of Paris, a novel, to be published 2012

Shipwrecks and Other Drownings, a novel, published 2007.

Heart Quests, an interactive novel, published 2007.

Poetry and prose in The Antioch Review, Shenandoah, Poetry, Paris Voices, New American Review, Gargoyle, Cargo, Blind Date,  Ophir, and Lines. 

Reviews and articles in the Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle.

Prose pieces in the following art exhibits: Blind Date, Song Poems, and Ab Ova. 

Ghostwriter, Guarded Moments, a novel

French poetry translations

  Feature Screenplays

Blindside shown on HBO and general theater release.

The NIght Reader, shown on TF1, France

The Theory of Sand in development with Locus Solus Productions.

A Place in the Road, Finalist, 2009, Austin Film Festival

The Sea House – prize winner Hawaii International Film Festival.


Doctorat de 3ème Cycle, École des Hautes Études, Paris, France.  Highest honors.
Research director: Roland Barthes.

M.F.A., Writing Division, School of the Arts, Columbia University.  Honors.
Thesis director: Mark Strand.

B.A. Reed College, Portland, Oregon, Honors.

French Certificate, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California

  Teaching Experience

Ecole Nationale Supérieure Louis Lumière (CILECT)  Noisy-le-Grand, France
Lecturer in advanced screenwriting.

W.I.C.E. Institute, Paris, France
Initiated and led creative writing workshop, Concept to Completion.

Paris American Academy, Paris France
Taught short-form, non-fiction, and screenwriting workshops to undergraduate students and adults in successive intensive summer writing programs.

American University of Paris, Paris, France
Taught fiction and non-fiction writing to graduate students and professional writers.

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
Instructed poetry, fiction and screenwriting to undergraduate and MFA students.

Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, California
Taught English literature, and composition.

Marlborough School, Los Angeles, California
Taught English literature and composition, K through 12.

Special Security School, Taif, Saudi Arabia
Taught ESL.

  Further Experience

Merchant seaman, Sailors Union of the Pacific: two ammunition ships to Vietnam, one around-the-world-voyage, three jungle runs, one tanker to the Gulf of Alaska, and a liquid oxygen container ship to the Caribbean.

Martial Arts Instructor, Shorin-Ryu karate dojo, Henoko, Okinawa.

Black belt 1st degree (Sho-dan) awarded by Eizo Shimabuku 10th degree red belt (Ju-dan).

United States Marine Corps (Honorable Discharge)

© Stewart Lindh 2014