Creative works as L. J. Schneiderman


Novels: Sea Nymphs by the Hour, Bobbs-Merrill, 1972.

Excerpts reprinted in Posen, S. The Doctor in Literature, Volumes 1 and 2. Radcliff Publishing, 2005 and 2006.



Screwball, Produced by South Coast Repertory, February 18 – March 8, 1981,Drama-Logue Award for Distinguished Playwriting

The Bohemian Quartet, Award Winner, Beverly Hills Theatre Guild/Julie Harris Playwright Award Competition, 2006.

The Magic Mud, Workshop reading at ACT (San Francisco).

Wild Horses,staged readings at Berkeley Stage Company and Soho Poly (London).

The Next Dance Is Mine, Semi-Finalist in Denver Center Theatre’s company New Play Reading Competition.

Free Agent, Finalist in Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights competition.

The Anatomy Lesson, staged readings at Mark Taper, South Coast Repertory,Arizona Theatre Company & Writer’s Theater in New York.

Apollo’s Fire, staged reading at Writer’s Theatre in New York and at the Connecticut Stratford Festival Theatre in 1997.

Heart, Finalist in South Coast Repertory Playwright’s Competition.

The Locked-In Syndrome, staged reading at the Abingdon Theater, NYC.

NOTHING, Finalist in the Magic Theater/Sloane Foundation play competition.

Sanctity of Life

The Playwright of the Western World


Short Stories:

Sequel, Confrontation, Spring/Summer 1980, Reprinted: Literature & Medicine, Vol 5, 1986, Reprinted: Literature & Aging: An Anthology, 1992, Reprinted: The Human Condition, Spring 96

Theda, the Matchmaker, Chouteau Review, Winter 1980-81

Silence, Kansas Quarterly, Winter 1981

The Passover War, Kansas Quarterly, Summer 1982, Reprinted: Medical Heritage, May/June 1985

The Appointment. Medical Heritage, May/June 1985, Reprinted: On Doctoring, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1991

Raskolnikov’s Proof, Ascent, II(1) 1985

Feldman, the Prophet, Kansas Quarterly, Summer 1987

Long Red Nails, Confrontation Fall/Winter 1988-89

I’ll Never Forgive You, Ascent, 15(3) 1991

As Though Someone You Love Has Gone Mad, Confrontation, Fall/Winter 1991-92

Harry and the Girl, Kansas Quarterly, 1992 Vol 23. No. 1-2

Termites: Their Deeper Meaning, Ascent, Summer 92, (Pushcart Prize Nomination)

Comfort Care, Black Warrior Review, Summer 92, Reprinted: Grief and the Healing Arts, Baywood Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 1999

Teaching Rounds, In: Emergency Room, Dan Sachs, M.D., ed. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company, 1996, pp. 85-91.

Have a Beautiful Day Hot Air Balloons. (In: Recognitions: Doctors & Their Stories. Carol Donley, Martin Kohn., eds.: The Kent State University Press, Kent, OH, 2002, pp. 103-109.)

Schneiderman LJ. Creative Acts (A Modern Fable), Superstition Review, Spring, 2009, Issue 3.

Have a Beautiful Day Hot Air Balloons and Other Stories.  CreateSpace, 2014

Termites: Their Deeper Meaning and More Stories.  CreateSpace, 2014