Spencer Dew

Spencer Dew is the author of the short-story collection Songs of Insurgency, the critical study Learning for Revolution: the Work of Kathy Acker, and a novel forthcoming in the spring of 2012, Maintain.  He is a regular book reviewer for Rain Taxi Review of Books, a staff book reviewer for the literary website decomP and is currently on a one-year position teaching religious studies at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.  Interested in textual interpretation as a religious practice as well as religiously motivated crime, Dew holds a PhD from the University of Chicago and is an adjunct instructor during summers for the BA program of the Chicago Police Department.