Literature Program
 


Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.

FREE

UB English Dept. & Hallwalls present

Davis Schneiderman

Exhibit X Fiction & Prose

Exhibit X Exhibit X—the UB English Department's and Hallwalls' collaborative series of readings by writers of innovative fiction and prose curated by UB faculty writers Christina Milletti and Dimitri Anastasopoulos—opens its eighth season with multimedia artist and writer Davis Schneiderman.

Davis SchneidermanSchneiderman is the author or editor of eight print and audio works, including the novels Drain (TriQuarterly/Northwestern) and Abecedarium (Chiasmus) and the forthcoming blank novel, Blank: a novel (Jaded Ibis); the co-edited collections Retaking the Universe: Williams S. Burroughs in the Age of Globalization (Pluto) and The Exquisite Corpse: Chance and Collaboration in Surrealism's Parlor Game (Nebraska); and the audio collage Memorials to Future Catastrophes (Jaded Ibis). His creative work in many mediums has appeared in numerous publications including Fiction International, The Chicago Tribune, The Iowa Review, TriQuarterly, and Exquisite Corpse, and on his own Busted Books YouTube channel. He is Chair of the English Department at Lake Forest College and Director of Lake Forest College Press's &NOW Books. He edits the annual &NOW AWARDS: The Best Innovative Writing, and he can be found, virtually, at www.davisschneiderman.com


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