David Andrew Stoler
 david@misanthropictures.com

Education
New York University New York, NY  2000-2002
            MFA in Creative Writing, Fiction, May 2002
            New York Times Fellow, Fiction, October 2000-May 2002
            Curator, Emerging Writers Reading Series, September 2001-May 2002
Brown University Providence, RI  1992-1996
            BA in English and American Literature, May 1996 Honors in Creative Writing/Poetry

Employment
Berkeley College New York, NY 2010-present
            Professor of English  Fiction, Film, and Creative Writing.
City College (CUNY)  New York, NY 2015-present
 
           Adjunct Lecturer ∙  Honors Composition, Writing for Science, Creative Writing
The Teachers & Writers Collaborative New York, NY  2001-present
            Editorial Board Member Teachers & Writers Magazine
            
Writer-in-Res Teaching fiction, screenwriting, and journalism to at-risk & special needs kids ages 9-18.
Weeksville Heritage Center New York, NY 2006-2009
            Quill Program Instructor Teaching the fundamentals of journalism to students creating the ’Zine “Hidden Brooklyn.”
The NY LifeLab  New York, NY 2005-2008
            Consultant/Instructor Program creation and instruction of memoir workshops to young cancer survivors.
New York University New York, NY  2000-2002
            Adjunct Fall 2001 Created and led undergraduate fiction workshop.
The Providence Phoenix  Providence, RI  1998-2000 Contributing Editor

Special Skills
Fully Proficient using Avid Media Composer, FCP 7, and other Non-Linear Editors; Adobe After Effects; Adobe Photoshop


Selected Publications, Productions, & Awards

2017

Nowhere. Music Video. Producer/Director/Editor. Misanthropictures Productions.
Back Down to the Dirt. Music Video. Producer/Director/Editor. Misanthropictures Productions.

"Is It Really Time to Teach '1984'?" February 12. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Rpt. Vitae (March 20).

2016

It Ain’t the Zombies: Apeirophobia from Homer to the Walking Dead.” July 26. Aeon.
“Invite My Kid to Your Wedding: Trust me -- you'll regret it if you don't. June 25. Salon.
Delicious is Disgusting: How one word conquered food porn.” May 10. Aeon.
Decoding Complex Texts.” May 2016. Teachers & Writers Magazine.
Socratic Assessment.” March 21. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Rpt. Vitae (April 1).
And Again to the Principal’s Office.” Winter 2016. Carve Magazine.

2015

Wake Them Up! Documentary Short. Writer/Director/Editor. Misanthropictures Productions.
“Teaching the Canon: Using Great Texts in the Great Texting Age.” Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking. Berkeley College, NYC.
Blaine: Response to The Daring One. Documentary Short. Writer/Director/Editor. Misanthropictures Productions.
Kanju Media Sizzle Reel. Editor. Kanju Media.
Trivial Pursuit. Narrative Short. Writer. The New School University.
Conair. Narrative Short. Writer. The New School University.
Love on the Run. Narrative Short. Writer. 
The New School University.
Jamie Finkelstein Saves the Day. Narrative Short. Writer. The New School University.
Journey Poems: Partnering History and Creative Writing. Teachers & Writers Magazine. Web.
Juan: Response to Barber. Documentary Short. Writer/Director/Editor. Misanthropictures Productions

2014

Queen of Glory. Feature Film. Assistant Editor. Adelos Productions. In production.
            Champs-Élysées Film Festival (2015). Official Selection. Paris, France.
The ShenazTy Show. Television. Editor. Shenaz Treasurywala.
Just a Little Heartbreak. Music Video. Producer/Director/Editor. Misanthropictures Productions.
OK Harris. Documentary. Producer/Director/Editor. Misanthropictures Productions.
            Smithsonian Archives of American Art. Permanent Collection.
“Tradition/Transition: Heritage and Identity in the new Language Classroom.” Startalk@NYU/Columbia University, NYC.
Daadi. Beyond Bollywood Festival. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Official Selection. Wash., D.C.
            Honolulu Bollywood Film Festival. Honolulu Museum of Art. Official Selection. Honolulu, HI.

2013

“Poetic Justice.” Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking. St. John’s University, NYC.
“Poems of Arrival: Creative Writing and the Common Core.” Fall. Vol. 45. No 1. Teachers & Writers Magazine.
“Texting the Shining Prince.” Summer. Vol. 44. No. 4. Teachers & Writers Magazine.
Daadi. Hawaii International Film Festival. Official Selection. Honolulu, HI.
            Filmi South Asian Film Festival. Official Selection. Toronto, ON.
            ASHA SF Festival of Hope. Official Selection. San Francisco, CA.
            NYIFF. Official Selection. New York City, NY.
            ReelWorld Film Festival. Official Selection. Toronto, ON.
            India International Film Festival. Official Selection. Tampa Bay, FL.
Winner: Faculty of the Year (Adjunct). Berkeley College, NYC.
“A Kind of Magic: Like a Key to a Writer’s Mind.” Winter. Vol. 44. No. 2. Teachers & Writers Magazine.

2012

“Bad Star: Mitigating Worst-Case Scenarios from Pre-Production to Picture Lock.” The New School for Social Research Undergraduate Film Program, NYC.
“Search & Destroy: Students as Agents of Knowledge Sharing through Library Displays.”
Conference on Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking. Berkeley College, NYC.
“Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum: Creative Writing and Social Studies.” Summer. Vol. 43. No. 4. Teachers & Writers Magazine.
“Bottoms Up!” TWC.org. Http://www.twc.org/2012/06/bottoms-up/
PD: MS192Q.  Queens, NY. Led Professional Development on connecting Creative Writing to Social Studies.
Every Image Every Place Every Person. Editor. Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
To a Better Place. Editor. Teachers & Writers Collaborative.

2011

Daadi. Writer/Director/Editor. Disha Theatre, Inc. & Wildtown Productions.
School Lunch! Editor. Teachers & Writers Collaborative.

PD: MS192Q. Queens, NY. Led Professional Development on connecting Creative Writing to Social Studies.
PD: CFN 534. Bronx, NY. Led Professional Development to Principals in CFN 534 Network.
PD: Gramercy Arts High School. New York, NY. Led Professional Development on connecting Creative Writing to Science.

2010

Still. Writer. Longstocking Productions.
Where We Are From. Finalist: Final Draft Big Break Contest
Now…Open Your Eyes… Editor. Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
Fire Drill! Editor. Teachers & Writers Collaborative.

PD: PS230X. Bronx, NY. Led Professional Development on teaching Poetry Writing to Elementary School students.
PD: PS226X. Bronx, NY. Led Professional Development on teaching Poetry Writing to Elementary School students.
PD: IS392K. Brooklyn, NY. Led Professional Development on teaching Poetry Writing to Middle School students.
PD: MS172Q. Queens, NY. Led Professional Development to parents of Middle School students.

2009

“Changing the Stakes,” Fall. Vol. 41. No. 1. Teachers & Writers Magazine
Discoveries
. Issues One & Two. Editor. Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
…Gardens and Flowers Flying Up in the Air…. Editor. Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
Climbing the Tall Trees. Editor. Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
“Speak, Memory,” Spring. Vol. 40. No. 3. Teachers & Writers Magazine
And Everything Nice.
In production. Longstocking Pictures.
Hidden Brooklyn 4: Media Fusion. Editor. The Weeksville Heritage Center

PD: IS392K. Brooklyn, NY. Led Professional Development on teaching Poetry Writing to Middle School students.
PD: Q610 Aviation HS. Queens, NY. Led Professional Development on teaching Journalism to High School students.

2008

“Hardly Getting Over It,” September 25. The Providence Phoenix
Safe Passage: Live!
Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative
The First Fire. Carve Magazine 2007 Anthology. Finalist: Million Writers Award. Nominee: Pushcart Prize.
Noble: Survivors Write. Issue Five. Editor. The LifeLab re:Writing Project.
Arthur Hatt the Railroad Clergyman & Other Stories. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
Hidden Brooklyn 3: Media Fusion. Editor. The Weeksville Heritage Center
Brighter than the Sun. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.

2007

Noble: Survivors Write. Issue Four. Editor. The LifeLab re:Writing Project.
Noble: Survivors Write. Issue Three. Editor. The LifeLab re:Writing Project.
I Am: New York in Motion. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
Noble: Survivors Write. Issue Two. Editor. The LifeLab re:Writing Project.
Hidden Brooklyn 2. Editor. The Weeksville Heritage Center.
The Sublimity of Scrabble. April 5. The Modern Spectator
“The First Fire,” Spring 2007. Vol. VIII. Issue One. Carve Magazine: Pushcart Prize Nomination, 2007
“Going to Bat for Cricket (Almost),” March 13. The Modern Spectator

2006

“Tooning In: A Newcastle Fan’s Journey,” December 21. The Modern Spectator
Hidden Brooklyn.
Editor. The Weeksville Heritage Center.
The 50 Miles of Terror! Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
“The Marriage of Don Arturro Ibanez Efren C,” Finalist: Fiction Open, Glimmer Train.
“Dear Mr. Fantasy,” October 2. The Modern Spectator
“Who’s Your Daddy,” August 9. The Providence Phoenix
“Writing a Map of the Territory Ahead,” May/June. Vol. 37. No. 5. Teachers & Writers Magazine
When a Storm Comes.
Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
Noble: Survivors Write. Editor. The LifeLab re:Writing Project.

2005

And Make Them Hype. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
It Felt as if I Saw the World. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
NYSCA/Empire State Partnerships Summer Seminars. Presenter. Long Island University-Post. Brookville, NY.
Meditations. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
Occasional Voices. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
Through My Eyes. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.

2004

While Half the World Sleeps, Brooklyn is Wide Awake. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
NYSCA/Empire State Partnerships Summer Seminars. Participant. Long Island University-Post. Brookville, NY.

2003

“What it Means,” October 24. The Providence Phoenix.
Transforming. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
Like a Bee in a Store Full of Honey. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
“The Things That Give Me Hope,” The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.

2001

“Renaissance Town,” Spring 2001. XCP: Streetnotes.
Hanging in Trees Like Silver Lanterns. Editor. The Teachers & Writers Collaborative.

2000

Winner: New York Times Fellowship in Fiction at New York University. New York City.

1999

“Native Son,” November 11. The Providence Phoenix.
“Cult of Personality,” November 11. The Providence Phoenix.
“Alternative Medicine,” June 24. The Providence Phoenix, The Worcester Phoenix, Artvoice (Buffalo, NY), Sacramento News and Review, Shepherd Express Metro (Milwaukee, WI).
“The Ghetto Goes To College,” February 4. The Providence Phoenix. Winner: Michael P. Metcalf Media Award, The National Conference for Community and Justice.
“The Cult of Spin,” February 4. The Boston Phoenix, The Providence Phoenix, The Worcester Phoenix, The Weeklywire (Tucson), Pacific Northwest Inlander (Spokane, WA), Colorado Sprinigs Independent, Cincinatti CityBeat (January 14, 2000).

1998

“The Year of Getting Fooled,” December 31. The Providence Phoenix.
“Major Victory,” November 6. The Providence Phoenix.
“Phoenix 20—A Retrospective,” October 22. The Providence Phoenix.
“Empire Strikes Back,” September 24. The Providence Phoenix.
“Order on the Court,” July 31. The Providence Phoenix. Winner: Best Sports Story 1998, Rhode Island Press Association
“Cringe Time,” July 4. The Providence Phoenix.
“Kenny’s Last Act,” May 7. The Providence Phoenix.

1997

“Border Wars,” September 5. The Providence Phoenix.
“The Greens Party,” August 22. The Boston Phoenix, The Providence Phoenix, The Worcester Phoenix.
“The Lonely Hearts’ Club,” July 18. The Boston Phoenix, The Providence Phoenix, The Worcester Phoenix.
“So You Want to be a Model,” June 6. The Providence Phoenix.