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Nathan Singer, PhD

Antioch University Online

Nathan Singer is a novelist, playwright, composer, and experimental performing artist. He is also the lead vocalist and guitarist for award-winning “ultra-blues” band The Whiskey Shambles. His published novels are the controversial and critically-acclaimed A Prayer for Dawn, Chasing the Wolf, In the Light of You, The Song in the Squall, Transorbital, and Blackchurch Furnace. He currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio where he is working on a multitude of new projects.

Nathan has taught at varying universities, including: Antioch University,  University of Cincinnati Blue Ash, Northern Kentucky University, Tiffin University, Cincinnati State College, and Union Institute & University.

Educational History

  • PhD, Union Institute & University, Interdisciplinary Humanities and Culture
  • MA, Antioch University Mc- Gregor, Creative Writing
  • BA, Northern Kentucky University, English (Creative Writing focus; Theater concentration)

Nathan Singer head shot

Affiliate Faculty,

Undergraduate Studies


Courses Taught

  • Independent Graduate Studies in Writing
  • Social Media and Social Change
  • Playwriting and Performance
  • Critical Writing
  • Expository Writing
  • Diversification and Acquisition of Language
  • Writing About Literature
  • Contemporary Literary Theory & Criticism
  • Literature of the Working Class
  • Self and Society (Memoir)
  • English 101 (Composition and Rhetoric)
  • English 103 (Writing About Literature)
  • English 2089 (Advanced College Writing)
  • The 20th Century Novel
  • English 200 (Literature)
  • English 231 (Creative Writing)
  • English 332 (Advanced Fiction Writing)

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