Danny Snelson

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Danny Snelson (1984) is a writer, editor, and archivist. He is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA).

His online editorial work can be found on UbuWeb, PennSound, Eclipse, and Jacket2. He is the publisher of Edit Publications and founding editor of the Jacket2 Reissues project. Recent books include Full Bleed: A Mourning Letter for the Printed Page (2019), Apocalypse Reliquary (Monoskop & Mediabus, 2018), Radios (Make Now, 2016), EXE TXT (Gauss PDF, 2015), Epic Lyric Poem (Troll Thread, 2014), and Inventory Arousal with James Hoff (Bedford Press/Architectual Association, 2011). His book project The Little Database: A Poetics of Media Formats argues for materially-invested readings of works of print, sound, and cinema from within a new media context.

With Mashinka Firunts Hakopian and Avi Alpert, he works as one-third of the academic performance group Research Service. Between 2015-2017, he was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities at Northwestern University.

His articles, artworks, and performances have appeared widely, including venues such as Amodern, American Book Review, Centre Pompidou, Jacket2, Palais de Tokyo, The New Museum, and Brown University. (2023)