Modernist Crisis and the Pedagogy of Form: Woolf, Delany, and Coetzee at the Limits of Fiction
, Bloomsbury Academic, 2020.
Refereed Journal Articles
“The Reader Awakes: Pedagogical Form and Utopian Impulse in The Years
”. Woolf Studies Annual
, vol. 24, 2018.
“How to Write and Gertrude Stein and How to Read”. Teaching Modernist Women Writers in English
. Ed. Janine Utell. Modern Language Association. 2021.
“A Road Along the Shore: An Introduction to The American Shore
”. The American Shore.
By Samuel R. Delany. 1978. Rev. edition. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 2014.
“Science Fiction and Difference: An Introduction to Starboard Wine
”. Starboard Wine.
By Samuel R. Delany. 1984. Rev. edition. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 2012.
“Ethical Aesthetics: An Introduction to The Jewel-Hinged Jaw
”. The Jewel-Hinged Jaw.
By Samuel R. Delany. 1977. Rev. edition. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 2011.
“Expanding Vision: Teaching Haiku.” The English Journal
91.3, Teaching and Writing Poetry (2002): 79-83.
“Insights for Interns: Feeding the Emaciated Muse: Lessons from a First Year Teacher.” The English Journal
89.4 (2000): 26-30.
Rev. of The Zero Theorem
, dir. Terry Gilliam. Science Fiction Film & Television
, 8.3 (2015), 426-430.
Rev. of Sacred Space: The Quest for Transcendence in Science Fiction Film and Television
by Douglas E. Cowan, 2001: A Space Odyssey
by Peter Krämer, and Battlestar Galactica: Investigating Flesh, Spirit and Steel
, edited by Roz Kaveney & Jennifer Stoy. Scope: An online journal of film and television studies
22 (2012). 79-88.
“’The Way We Name Things Is Important, Ma’: The Stories of George Saunders.” Rev. of CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
by George Saunders. The English Journal
92.5 (2003): 84-6.
Selected Non-academic Publications
. Black Lawrence Press. January 2016.
Blog: The Mumpsimus
“Writers’ Blocks”. Wonderbook
by Jeff VanderMeer. New York: Abrams Image, 2013.
“Intentional Schizophrenia: J.M. Coetzee’s Autobiographical Trilogy and the Falling Authority Of The Author”, Quarterly Conversation
, December 2009.
“Coetzee in the Promised Land”, Quarterly Conversation
, March 2009.
“Without Hope, Without Despair.” Booklife
by Jeff VanderMeer. San Francisco: Tachyon Publications, 2009.
Book reviews and essays for Los Angeles Review of Books, IndieWire, Electric Literature, Literary Hub, Rain Taxi, Locus, The Quarterly Conversation, Z Magazine, Strange Horizons, SF Site
. See http://matthewcheney.net/essays-and-nonfiction/
for full information.
Short stories published by Conjunctions, One Story, Weird Tales, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, Best Gay Stories 2016, Wilde Stories: The Year’s Best Gay Speculative Fiction 2014,
and elsewhere. See http://matthewcheney.net/fiction/
for full information.
Co-founder and Contributing Editor, The Revelator
Series editor, Best American Fantasy
. Guest editors: Jeff & Ann VanderMeer. Prime Books, 2007 & 2008; Guest editor: Kevin Brockmeier, Underland Press, 2010.
Associate editor, Merlyn’s Pen: The National Magazine of Student Writing