Adjunct Professor
926 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk


Fiction, Literature, Digital Studies, Interactive Narrative, Cinema, Modernism, Cheesesteaks, Post-Structuralism


Andrew Ervin holds a BA in Philosophy and Religion from Goucher College and an MFA in fiction from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has taught at Louisiana State University, Rutgers University-Camden, and elsewhere. He currently develops innovative courses for the Honors Program and lives in Manayunk.

Selected Publications

  • Bit by Bit: How Video Games Transformed Our World (Basic Books, 2017)
  • Burning Down George Orwell’s House: A Novel (Soho Press, 2015)
  • Extraordinary Renditions: Three Novellas (Coffee House Press, 2010)

Courses Taught

  • English 0826: Creative Acts
  • English 2004: Creative Writing: Fiction
  • English 3004: Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction
  • Honors English 0902: Literature/Reading/Writing – Tolkien
  • Honors English 0926: Creative Acts
  • Honors Special Topics 2900: Films of Terry Gilliam
  • Honors Special Topics 2900: Meatspace Invaders
  • Honors Special Topics 3900: Jawn of the Dead
  • Intellectual Heritage 0851: Mosaic Humanities Seminar I