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University of Illinois at Chicago. Assistant Professor, Creative Writing (Poetry), beginning Fall 2011. We are currently seeking a poet with distinguished publications (including one book, published or in press) & substantial promise as a writer & teacher. The successful candidate will also complement our existing strengths in Latino and/or African American literatures. PhD preferred. Candidates must be committed to making a significant contribution to the intellectual life of the English Department as well as to broader discussions throughout the university. Applications from women & minorities are encouraged. Please upload letter of application, cv, & 15-page writing sample (no books at this time) to our online job site at https://jobs.uic.edu. Click on “Job Search”; in Keywords, type “Poetry”; click on the job title, then click on “Apply Now,” & create an account. Send three letters of recommendation to: Barbara Powell, Department of English (M/C 162), University of Illinois at Chicago, 601 South Morgan Street, Room 2027, Chicago, IL 60607-7120. Review of applications will begin immediately & continue through November 5, 2010 or until position is filled. Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of state funding. EOE/AA (AWP)

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Davis Schneiderman is a multimedia artist and writer and the author or editor of eight print and audio works, including the novels Drain, Abecedarium, and Blank; the co-edited collections Retaking the Universe: William S. Burroughs in the Age of Globalization and The Exquisite Corpse: Chance and Collaboration in Surrealism’s Parlor Game; as well as the audio-collage Memorials to Future Catastrophes. His first short story collection, there is no appropriate #emoji—with collaborations from Lance Olsen, Cris Mazza, Kelly Haramis, Stacy Levine, Tim Guthrie, Andi Olsen, and Megan Milks—will be released in Fall 2019.

His work has also appeared in numerous publications, including Fiction International, The Chicago Tribune, The Iowa Review, and TriQuarterly.

He is Krebs Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Lake Forest College.

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