2015. Refiguring Minds in Narrative Media. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. ciccoricco.wordpress.com/refiguring-minds

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2007. Reading Network Fiction. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press.
Companion website: readingnetworkfiction.net

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2022. “The Digital Terrain of the Literary Anecdote” in Digital Space in Narrative Theory. Daniel Punday, ed. London: Routledge.

2022. (forthcoming). “Panexperientiality, Media, and Narrative’s Time Management Problem” in Routledge Companion to Narrative Theory. Paul Dawson and Maria Mäkelä, eds. London: Routledge.

2022. (forthcoming). “Networks” in Cambridge Critical Concepts: Literature and Technology. Adam Hammond, ed. New York: Cambridge University Press.

2019. co-authored with David Large. “Caution, Simulation Ahead: Complexity and Digital Narrativity” in Cognition and Narrative Complexity. Marina Grishakova and Maria Poulaki, eds. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

2017. “Rebooting Cognition in Electronic Literature,” in The Bloomsbury Handbook on Electronic Literature, Joseph Tabbi, ed. London: Bloomsbury (pp. 149-62).

2017.  “The End of the Book…” in American Literature in Transition, 1990-2000. Stephen Burn, ed. New York: Cambridge University Press (pp. 76-90).

2017. “Cybernetic and Kinetic: Representing Subjectivity in Digital Fiction” in Subjectivity across Media: Interdisciplinary and Transmedial Perspectives. Maike Sarah Reinerth and Jan-Noël Thon, eds. London: Routledge (pp. 61-74).

2016. “Digital Culture and Posthumanism” in The Cambridge History of Postmodern Literature. Brian McHale and Len Platt, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (pp. 419-33).

2014. “Games as Art/Literature” and “Games as Stories” in The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media. Lori Emerson, Benjamin Robertson, Marie-Laure Ryan, eds. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.


2014. “Digital Fiction and Worlds of Perspective.” Analyzing Digital Fiction. Astrid Ensslin, Alice Bell, Hans Rustad, eds. New York: Routledge.

2012. “Digital Fiction: networked narratives.” The Routledge Companion to Experimental Literature. Joe Bray, Alison Gibbons, and Brian McHale, eds. Routledge.

2010. “Games of Interpretation and a Graphophiliac God of War.” Intermediality and Storytelling. Marie-Laure Ryan and Marina Grishakova, eds. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.


2010. “A Perfect Future Unread: John Cayley’s What We Will.” RAW: Reading (and Writing) New Media. Jim Kalmbach and Cheryl Ball, eds. Cresskill, N.J.: Hampton Press.
Companion website: http://www.rawnewmedia.net/

2009. “Borges, Technology, and the same Infinite substance as the night.” Cy-Borges: Memories of Posthumanism in the Work of Jorge Luis Borges. Stefan Herbrechter and Ivan Callus, eds. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press.

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2021. “Through the Portal and What Michael Joyce Found There” in Configurations 29.2 (Spring 2021): 179-99.

2020. “How to Play a Parable” in Storyworlds: A Journal of Narrative Studies 10.2 (Summer 2020): 21-46.

2019. co-authored with Jeff Thoss (principal) and Astrid Ensslin. “Narrative Media: the Impossibilities of Digital Storytelling” Special Issue in Poetics Today 39:3 (September 2018): 623-43. Jan Alber, Marco Caracciolo, Stefan Iversen, Karin Kukkonen, and Henrik Skov Nielson, eds.

2016. “What [in the World] Was Postmodernism?” Special Issue, electronic book review, David Ciccoricco, ed. (December 2016). http://www.electronicbookreview.com/node/2551

2016. “What [in the World] Was Postmodernism? An Introduction,” in “What [in the World] Was Postmodernism?” Special Issue, electronic book review, David Ciccoricco, ed. (December 2016) http://www.electronicbookreview.com/thread/endconstruction/what

2012.  “Narrative, Cognition, and the Flow of Mirror’s Edge.” Games and Culture. 7.4 (July 2012): 263-80.

2012.  “Focalization and Digital Fiction.” Narrative 20.3 (October 2012).

2012. “The Materialities of Close Reading: 1942, 1959, 2009.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 6.1 http://digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/6/1/000113/000113.html

2010. “A [S]creed for Digital Fiction’. co-authored with Alice Bell, Astrid Ensslin, Jess Laccetti, Jessica Pressman & Hans Rustad. electronic book review. http://www.electronicbookreview.com/thread/electropoetics/DFINative

2008. “Digital Text & English Pedagogy.” (principal author David Ciccoricco, co-authored with Bill O’Steen). Kairos: a Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. Alex Reid and Envera Dukaj, Eds. http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/13.1/praxis/ciccoricco-osteen/index.htm

2008. “Play, Memory: Shadow of the Colossus and Cognitive Workouts.” Dichtung Digital Special Edition: “New Perspectives on Digital Literature.” Astrid Ensslin and Alice Bell, Eds. http://www.dichtung-digital.org/2007/ciccoricco.htm

2006. “The Importance of Being Narratological.” electronic book review (March 2006), http://www.electronicbookreview.com/thread/criticalecologies/immersiverip

2004. “Tending the Garden Plot: Moulthrop’s Victory Garden and Operation Enduring…” electronic book review (October 2004), http://www.electronicbookreview.com/thread/internetnation/operational

2004. “Network Vistas: Folding the Cognitive Map.” Image and Narrative, http://www.imageandnarrative.be/issue08/daveciccoricco.htm

2003. “The Contour of a Contour: On the History of Hypertext Rhetoric.” electronic book review (June 2003), http://www.electronicbookreview.com/thread/electropoetics/tropical


2019. “Where the Transmedial Things Are.” Review of Jan-Noël Thon, Transmedial Narratology and Contemporary Media Culture. Poetics Today 40.1.

2015. “Undead Letters and Archaeologies of the Imagination: Review of Michael Joyce’s Foucault, in Winter, in the Linnaeus Garden.” electronic book review (May 2015), http://www.electronicbookreview.com/thread/fictionspresent/Undying

2008. “A Language of the Ordinary, or the eLEET? On Michael Joyce’s Was.” electronic book review (October 2008). http://www.electronicbookreview.com/thread/fictionspresent/knotted

2003. “What Remains in Liam’s Going: a review.” electronic book review (November 2003), http://www.electronicbookreview.com/thread/endconstruction/dialectical

2002. “Returning in Twilight: a review of Michael Joyce’s Twilight, A Symphony.” electronic book review (January 2002), http://www.electronicbookreview.com/thread/endconstruction/notanend


2012. “Neighbour” (digital poetry) Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures 10 (August 2012). Internationally Peer-reviewed journal of art & criticism. Baltimore, Maryland. http://www.hyperrhiz.net/hyperrhiz09/gallery/neighbour.html

2010. “Oamaru Welcomes You.” (poetry) Bravado 19. NZ Peer-reviewed poetry journal. Tauranga, NZ.

2010. “For Spalding Gray.” (poetry) Takahe 69. NZ Peer-reviewed poetry journal. Christchurch, NZ.

1999. “Motion of the Muse” (poetry), in Strategic Confusion. University of Colorado at Boulder Poetry Journal.

1997. “Field of Vision” (fiction), in West Wind Review. Anthology. Ashland, Oregon.