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Madeleine Mitchell

I'm a freelance writer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. If I were a man living in the 19th century, I'd call myself a gentleman scholar, but since I'm a woman living in the 21st, I will call myself curious, and leave it at that.

A Short But (Hopefully) Sweet Farewell, and Three Small Bits of Advice

With my program finished and graduation looming, I have officially reached the end of my short but happy tenure as a Hack Library School contributor. It was a fabulous experience, and I’m grateful to have had it. It was a two-shot privilege – not only did I have the chance […]

Congratulations! Now Get A Job.

Last week, I submitted my final portfolio and had it approved by my advisor. So that’s it – I’m officially graduating in May. Naturally, this is super exciting, but I’m also kind of surprised. Sitting right next to my much-anticipated relief is a big helping of worry and, dare I […]