Close up of Nevada Writers Hall of Fame medal and Silver Pen.

David Philip Mullins

2011 Silver Pen Awardee


David Philip Mullins is the author of Greetings from Below: Stories (Sarabande Books/Salt Publishing). He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and his fiction has appeared in The Yale ReviewThe Massachusetts ReviewNew England ReviewCimarron ReviewEcotoneFolioFiction, and the anthology Road to Nowhere and Other New Stories from the Southwest.  He has won the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, the International Walter Scott Prize for Short Stories, and the Silver Pen Award from the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame, and has received fellowships from Yaddo, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Nebraska Arts Council.  He lives in Omaha, Nebraska, where he is an associate professor in the M.F.A. program in creative writing at Creighton University.