Davis Schneiderman

imageAssociate Dean of the Faculty
Director of the Center for Chicago Programs


Creative Writing
William S. Burroughs
Innovative and Avant Literature
American Literature
American Studies / Chicago Literature and History


PhD Binghamton University
MA Binghamton University
BA The Pennsylvania State University

Courses Taught

First-Year Studies 175: Literature, Art & Rebellious Consumers
English 100: Composition
English 110: Introduction to Literature
English 205: 20th-Century American Literature
English 235: Creative Writing
English 250: Contemporary Literature and the Marketplace
English 324: Lake Forest College Press: Book Production
English 326: Postmodernism
English 360: Advanced Fiction Writing
English 440: Senior Writing Seminar
American Studies 200: Topics: The American Avant-Garde: 1960-1980
American Studies 200: Topics: Second City, Second Nature
Masters of Liberal Studies: Chicago Dreaming


INK. 2014. Jaded Ibis Press.

[SIC]. 2013. Jaded Ibis Press.

Blank: A Novel.  2011.  Jaded Ibis Press. 

Drain. 2010. Northwestern University Press.

DIS. BlazeVox, 2008.

Abecedarium. [w/ Carlos Hernandez] Chiasmus Press, 2007.

Multifesto: A Henri d’Mescan Reader. Spuyten Duyvil Press. Limited-edition art book, 2006.

Edited Books

SHHH: The Story of a Childhood. By Raymond Federman. Ed and intro. Davis Schneiderman. Starcherone, 2010.

The Exquisite Corpse: Chance and Collaboration in Surrealism’s Parlor Game. Eds. Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren, Davis Schneiderman, and Tom Denlinger. U. of Nebraska Press, 2010.

The &NOW AWARDS: The Best Innovative Writing. Robert Archambeau, Davis Schneiderman and Steve Tomasula. &NOW Books, 2009.

Retaking the Universe: William S. Burroughs in the Age of Globalization. Eds. Davis Schneiderman and Philip Walsh. Pluto Press, 2004.


Memorials to Future Catastrophes (with Don Meyer). Jaded Ibis Productions, 2008.