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NOTE: This excerpt from BLANK by Davis Schneiderman has been truncated from the original to better fit this space.

Chapter 1:
A Character

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: This excerpt from BLANK by Davis Schneiderman has been truncated from the original to better fit this space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: This excerpt from BLANK by Davis Schneiderman has been truncated from the original to better fit this space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 2:
Another Character

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NOTE: This excerpt from BLANK by Davis Schneiderman has been truncated from the original to better fit this space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 3:
They Meet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NOTE: This excerpt from BLANK by Davis Schneiderman has been truncated from the original to better fit this space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 4:
An Obstacle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NOTE: This excerpt from BLANK by Davis Schneiderman has been truncated from the original to better fit this space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 5:
They Fall in Love

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Davis Schneiderman DAVIS SCHNEIDERMAN is a multimedia writer and scholar whose works include the novel Drain (TriQuarterly/Northwestern); the DEAD/BOOKS trilogy (Jaded Ibis), including the blank novel, Blank: a novel, with audio from Dj Spooky, and the forthcoming [SIC] (Fall 2013), with images from Andi Olsen and audio from Illegal Arts acts Oh Astro, Steinski, Yea Big, and Girl Talk; and the audiocollage Memorials to Future Catastrophes (Jaded Ibis). His co-edited collections include 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, 2009); and The &NOW AWARDS: The Best Innovative Writing (vols. 1 and 2). Schneiderman's work has appeared in numerous publications including Fiction International, The Chicago Tribune, The Iowa Review, TriQuarterly, and Exquisite Corpse; he blogs for The Huffington Post and is a Contributing Editor for The Nervous Breakdown. He is the Director of Lake Forest College Press/&NOW Books and Incoming Associate Dean of the Faculty and Director of the Center for Chicago Programs at Lake Forest College. He can be found, virtually, at davisschneiderman.com

7 responses to “Excerpt from Blank

  1. Davis! I couldn’t love this more, you know. I only wish I could have seen you present it at AWP as a mime.

  2. dwoz says:

    oh God, I’m on pins and needles here.

    Maybe the problem was the redaction, but the antagonist introduced in chapter 3 seemed a bit overwrought.

  3. Gloria says:

    You can say that again!

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