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STACY ALAIMO
teaches multicultural American literatures, critical theory, and cultural studies at the University of Texas at Arlington. Her book, Undomesticated Ground: Recasting Nature as Feminist Space (Cornell, 2000), argues that nature has served as a crucial space for the cultural work of feminism. Alaimo's contribution to ebr is an article in the "green" section of the Critical Ecologies special (ebr4) entitled Feminism, Nature, and Discursive Ecologies.


JOE AMATO's
most recent book is Bookend: Anatomies of a Virtual Self, published by the State University of New York Press; like everyone else in North America, he's completed a memoir, No Outlet: An Engineer in the Works. Amato's contributions to ebr include an exchange with Michael Bérubé in the Politics of Selling Out (ebr2), and a riPOSTe on the same; an essay on Richard Powers and Louis Zukofsky in the electropoetics special (ebr5); and a riPOSTE on cronyism in reviewing. He teaches with the creative writing faculty of the Department of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and often collaborates with his partner Kass Fleisher.



MARK AMERIKA
is the founder of Alternative-X and author of the novels The Kafka Chronicles and Sexual Blood. His GRAMMATRON site has attracted over one million visitors, and the attention of The New York Times, Wired, Die Zeit, and MSNBC's The Site. His recent web art work, PHON:E:ME, an mp3 concept album with hyper:liner:notes, is a Webby Award nominee in the Art category judged by Laurie Anderson. His contributions to ebr include "Notes from the Digital Overground," "On Netscape, Virtual Slaves and Making Moolah: Alt-X On The Verge (of selling out...)," a riPOSTe on Encyclopedia Britannica's review of his work, and an MP3 compilation.



INGRID ANKERSON
is currently a graduate student in the University of Baltimore's Creative Writing & Publishing Program. She is a poet, designer and co-founder and editor of the new media poetry journal Poems that Go. She designed, with photographer David Henry and poet Thomas Swiss, the New Media poem Flood.


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JAN BAETENS
teaches visual culture at the universities of Maastricht (Holland) and Leuven (Belgium). He is the author or editor of some fifteen books, all in French or Dutch. On the problem of constrained writing he has published "l'Ethique de la contrainte." He wrote an essay on the poetics of Renaud Camus for ebr8, He guest-edited ebr10, Writing Under Constraint, and reviewed Carrie Noland's Poetry at Stake and Chris Ware in ebr11.


CHARLES A. BALDWIN
has published work in CTheory and ANY, along with a series of collaborative techno-poetic performances and poems. He is working on a Ph.D. at New York University. Baldwin's contribution to ebr is an essay in the critical ecologies special (ebr4) entitled Wiring John Cage: "Silence" as a Global Sound System.


DODIE BELLAMY
is the Distinguished Visiting Writer at Mills College and the author of Feminine Hijinx (Hanuman, 1990), Real: The Letters of Mina Harker and Sam D'Allesandro (Talisman House, 1995), and The Letters of Mina Harker (Hard Press, 1998)(reviewed by David Buuck in ebr7). Bellamy's contribution to ebr is an essay entitled Can't We Just Call It Sex? in the writing (post)feminism special (ebr3).


CHARLES BERNSTEIN
is the Director of Research and Development, Henny Youngman Center for Stand-Up Poetry and Avant-Garde Comedy. He teaches poetics at SUNY-Buffalo. His books include A Poetics, Dark City, Rough Trades, Islets/Irritations and, forthcoming, Republics of Reality: Poems 1975-1995.


MICHAEL BÉRUBÉ
directs the Humanities Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His most recent books are Life as We Know It, Public Access: Literary Theory and American Cultural Politics, and the collection, Higher Education Under Fire, which he co-edited with Cary Nelson. His contributions to ebr include the feature essay in ebr2, Cultural Criticism and the Politics of Selling Out and a response to his critics, entitled Selling Out in a Buyer's Market.


PAUL BRAFFORT
directs the program in Philosophy at the College International in Paris. A student of Gaston Bachelard, a friend of Raymond Queneau, and member of the OULIPO, he and Jacques Roubaud recently founded l'ALAMO (Atelier de Litterature Assiste par la Mathematique et les Ordinateurs). His essay, The Education of ALAMO (Henry), leads off the ebr special on writing under constraint.


SUSANNAH BRESLIN
is co-creator, with author Lily James, of The Postfeminist Playground. Breslin contributed a riPOSTe in response to ebr3, entitled Where are the Post-Feminists?


LINDA BRIGHAM
is an associate professor at Kansas State University. A British Romanticist by training, she is researching the intersections among modernity, technologies (of the self), and social change, currently in the context of Romantic Regency literature and the figure of the reformer. Her contributions to ebr include film reviews of Independence Day ("Hollywood Nomadology?") and Fight Club ("Taking It IS Dishing It Out"), a review of Cary Wolfe's collection The Politics of Systems and Environments, a follow-up review of his solo systems project titled " Hard Concepts and Soft Sells," a review of Zygmunt Bauman's Globalization: The Human Consequences, and a review of Mark Hansen's Embodying Technesis.



JOHN BRUNETTI
John Brunetti has been writing art criticism for eleven years as a contributor to the New Art Examiner and is the Illinois Editor of dialogue. He also writes catalog essays for galleries and museums. His recent contributions include the catalog essay for Out of Line: Drawings by Illinois Artists at the Chicago Cultural Center. His contribution to ebr is "Telling Tales: Shaping Artists' Myths," a review of books on Daniel Wenk and Ray Johnson.


CHRISTINE BUCHER
is a finishing grad student at The State University of New York at Binghamton, where she is writing on national space and subjectivity in British colonial and postcolonial novels. Her debut publication in ebr deals with books of eco-criticism by Karen J. Warren (ed.) and Paul Shepheard, and she has since written about Beatrice Columina's book on architecture as a narrative medium.


ANNE BURDICK's
hybrid practice, the Offices of Anne Burdick, mixes graphic design, writing, and education. She teaches in the graduate programs in graphic design and new media at the California Institute of the Arts and Art Center College of Design. She is the guest editor, with Steve Tomasula, of ebr6/7, image+narrative and the design editor of ebr. She also contributed a retroREVIEW of Jay David Bolter's Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing.


DAVID BUUCK
co-edits, with the poet Yedda Morrison, Tripwire: a journal of poetics.



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IVAN CALLUS
has a Ph.D. from the University of Wales in Cardiff and is now teaching courses in postmodern fiction in Malta. His contribution to the initial Internet Nation special is a discussion of the paratext of Milorad Pavic's Dictionary of the Khazars.


LINDA CARROLI
a writer, curator and visual artist, lives in Brisbane, Australia, where she has worked in both print and broadcast media as well as in editorial. Carroli is currently a member of the Editorial Committee of Eyeline and the Queensland Editorial Committee and Hypertext Advisory Committee of Real Time. In ebr, she reviews Michael Joyce on networked culture.

DAVID CASSUTO
is a former assistant professor of English at the University of Missouri-Rolla and currently a J.D. candidate at the University of California-Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. He is the author of Cold Running River (University of Michigan Press, 1994), an ecological biography of Michigan's Pere Marquette River and has just completed another book, this one focusing on water-use in the Southwest and its representations in twentieth-century literature. Cassuto inititated the "green" thread in ebr with a review of the essay collection, Wild Ideas, entitled Wild Ambitions, and he has a review of Johnathan Harr's A Civil Action in the green section of critical ecologies (ebr4), entitled: No More Heroes.


JOHN CAYLEY
is a poet, literary translator, and the founding editor of The Wellsweep Press, which, since 1988, has specialized in the publication of literary translation from the Chinese. Recently he has co-edited Under-Sky Underground: Chinese Writing Today, 1 (Wellsweep, 1994). A book of more conventional poetic writing and translations, Ink Bamboo, is published by Agenda Editions & Bellew Publishing (London, 1996). Cayley's contribution to the electropoetics special is titled, The King is Dead, Long Live the King.He can be reached at: http://www.demon.co.uk/eastfield


BRUCE CLARKE
is professor of English and the founding director of the Center for the Interaction of the Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University. The author of Allegories of Writing: The Subject of Metamorphosis and Dora Marsden and Early Modernism: Gender, Individualism, Science, he edited The Body and the Text: Comparative Essays in Literature and Medicine and guest-edited the special issue Webs of Discourse: The Intertextuality of Science Studies, of Intertexts. His book Energy Forms: Allegory and Science in the Era of Classical Thermodynamics is forthcoming from Michigan. In ebr10, he reviews the new translation of Friedrich Kittler's Grammophone, Film, Typewriter, a requiem and good-riddance for the era of "so-called Man."


ISSA CLUBB
works in the Art Department of The Voyager Company, where he typesets for paper, CD-ROM, and laserdisc. He would like to thank Colin Holgate, Todd Fahrner, and JJ Gifford for actually thinking up the workarounds that make him so cranky. Clubb's contribution to ebr includes an essay in the electropoetics edition (ebr5) entitled Un Policier sur la Police: The Gritty Reality Behind the Fonts You Read.


THOMAS COHEN
curently chairs the English Department at the State University of New York, Albany. His books include Anti-Mimesis from Plato to Hitchcock (Cambridge, 1994) and Ideology and Inscription: 'Cultural Studies' after Benjamin, de Man, and Bakhtin (Cambridge, 1998).


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JAMIE OWEN DANIEL
is an assistant professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Daniel's contribution to the selling out special is titled: Virtual Communities?: Public Spheres and Public Intellectuals on the Internet.


CYNTHIA DAVIDSON
Cynthia Davidson teaches writing at SUNY Stony Brook and is the editor of Rio: A Journal of the Arts. She reviews Harold Jaffe's Sex for the Millennium in ebr10.


LUCA DiBLASI
is completing a dissertation about gnosticism at the Institute of Philosophical Research in Hannover, Germany. On this subject About this subject, he published in 1998 the essay, "Entfaltungsmomente des christlichen Gnostizismus" (Developmental Phases of Christian Gnosticism). His review of Peter Sloterdijk for ebr is titled, "Über den Sphären" (Beyond the Spheres).


NIKKI DILLON's
fiction was nominated for a 1995 Pushcart Prize. Her work appears in American Writing, The Baffler, Bust, Cimarron Review, New Letters, and other journals. Her review of Lynne Tillman's No Lease on Life appears in ebr8


TONY D'SOUZA
is a graduate of the Hollins College program in creative writing and holds an MFA from Notre Dame. His fiction recently appeared in the Black Warrior Review, and is forthcoming in the anthology Out of the Ordinary by St. Martin's Press. He is now a Peace Corps volunteer in the Ivory Coast. He contributed a review of Alex Shakar's City in Love to the gathering of threads special.


GREG DYER
is an instructor in writing at Kansas State University. Dyer's contribution to the postfeminist special is titled: Stealing Glances: Women('s) Writing on the World Wide Web.



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MARKKU ESKELINEN
is an independent scholar and experimental writer of cybertext fiction, interactive drama, and critical essays. He is a co-editor of Game Studies – the international journal of computer game research and a series of Cybertext Year Books. Excerpts from his earliest fiction were published in The Review of Contemporary Fiction (Summer 1996) according to which he's "easily the most iconoclastic figure on the Finnish literary scene." He contributed "Cybertext Theory and Literary Studies, A User's Manual to ebr.


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LORNE FALK
has worked in the arts and education for 25 years. His experience is international, multidisciplinary and transcultural. His roots in cyberspace go back to the early 1980s, when he curated Chicago - Biographies of an Interactive Life Style. He is an Associate Professor at the School of Design in Hong Kong. His contribution to ebr is The Affective Interface, a retelling of the allegory of Arachne.


JOEL FELIX
has planted his own poetry as variously as possible in this media ecology; at this writing his long poem A Run Thru the Dictionary is still available as an artist's book edition from LVNG Magazine. Felix's contributions include an introduction to the electropoetics special, which he guest edited, a review essay on the journal Postmodern Culture, and a subsequent exchange with PMC editor Stuart Moulthrop. Felix served as associate editor for ebr5-8.


DRAGICA FELJA,
a graduate of the University of Novi Sad, contributed an essay on the poet Miroslav Mandic to the east/euro/pomo special (Internet Nation, part I)


KASS FLEISHER
calls herself a feminist experimental prose writer (this means different things on different days) and has contributed essays to Postmodern Culture, Exquisite Corpse, Z Magazine, American Book Review. With partner and collaborator Joe Amato, she has participated in a long-running debate, over a nightly plate of macaroni, about whether "aesthetic" must be pronounced with the "th." She teaches marginalized literature as a marginalized academic (i.e., women's and ethnic literatures as an adjunct instructor) at the University of Colorado at Boulder.. Her contributions to ebr include "Fucked by the Master's Plot," "Oh Say Can You See It's All a Show," and with Amato, "Reforming Creative Writing Pedagogy."



HAROLD FROMM
is co-editor of The Ecocriticism Reader: Landmarks in Literary Ecology (University of Georgia Press, 1996), a regular contributor to The Hudson Review on literary and ecological subjects, an advisory board member of ASLE (The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment) and riPOSTer to the ebr special on ecocriticism, Critical Ecologies. Following that thread, his review of three books of ecocriticism appears in ebr8 .


MATTHEW FULLER
lives in London. He edited Unnatural: techno-theory for a contaminated culture (Underground, 1994). I/O/D, the interactive magazine which he co-edits, is available at: http://www.pHreak.co.uk/i_o_d/. Fuller's contributions to ebr include reviews of The Cyborg Handbook and The Media Archive.


CHRIS FUNKHOUSER
is the creator of a proto-anthology of hypermedia poetry and is completing his dissertation on the subject. He edited The Little Magazine Volume 21 CD-ROM, and is responsible for two on-line poetry and poetics journals, Descriptions of an Imaginary Universe and Passages. His work has recently appeared in Talisman, Hambone, and Callaloo. His hypertext, POETRY WEBS, was produced in conjunction with the 1996 European Media Arts Festival. Funkhouser's contributions to ebr are both found in the Electropoetics special (ebr5): The House of Poetry...:Recent Noticings*, and Poetry@The_Millennium: A Conversation with Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris. All corespondences can be sent to ebr@uic.edu.



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WILLIAM GILLESPIE
is a freelance experimentalist whose electronic works include The Ed Report, Newspoetry, wordwork.org, and the lofty hypertext novel The Unknown. His novel Johnny Werd: the Fire Continues was published this year under the name Q. Synopsis. He contributed a review of Charles Bernstein's poetry and criticism to ebr, and riPOSTed in defense of the Unknown.



Poet LOSS PEQUENO Glazier
is Director of the Electronic Poetry Center. Recent works include a number of visual, kinetic, and Java-based compositions for electronic space, some of which will be exhibited at the Neuberger Museum at SUNY Purchase in the fall of 1998. His "Mouseover Essay in Java" in ebr7 lets the text and its graphical representation wrestle over meaning.


VANA GOBLOT
is a freelance writer, PR agent, and participant in various email and hypertext projects. She is currently translating Douglas Coupland's Generation X into Serbian. She contributed an essay on Bulgakov's Master and Margarita to the east/euro/pomo special (Internet Nation, part i).


DIANE GOODMAN
is an associate professor at Allegheny College. She has poems published or forthcoming in Chick-Lit, Long Baptism, Indiana Review, African American Review, Negative Capability, Manhattan Poetry Review, Cincinnati Poetry Review, Gulf Stream, and Pig Iron. Her chapbook, Constellations, was published by Heatherstone Press. Goodman's contribution to ebr is an essay in the Writing (Post)Feminism special (ebr3) entitled What is Chick-Lit?.


DAVID GREENBERGER
lives north of Albany. He publishes the zine Duplex Planet, designs album covers, writes for magazines about obscure music, and is an NPR commentator. His new book, No More Shaves, is a collection of answers to life's questions from nursing home residents Greenberger interviewed. He contributed New Beatle/Beach Boy Facts to ebr.


CAROLYN GUERTIN
is a doctoral candidate at the University of Alberta. Specializing in hypertext, translation poetics, and Canadian literature, she has an overview of feminist hypertext called 'Queen Bees and the Hum of the Hive' forthcoming in the July issue of BeeHive. A dialogue about women and online culture with Michael Joyce, Carolyn Guyer, and others will be published in Through the Lens of Women and Girls later this year. Contact her by clicking on her name above or visit her website.


CAROLYN GUYER
is the author of Quibbling, which was among the earliest hypertext fictions, and co-author (with Martha Petry) of the hypertext fiction, Izme Pass. She was the founder and coordinator, in 1993-95, of HiPitched Voices, a women's hypertext collective. Guyer is currently working on a web project titled Mother Millennia. Her contribution to the debut issue of ebr was a review of the Telematik Workgroup in Hamburg, Germany.



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STEFFEN HANTKE,
a recent Ph.D. from the University of Marburg, is the author of a book on conspiracy theory in the novels of Don DeLillo and Joseph McElroy. He contributed a review of DeLillo's Underworld and a review of Tom LeClair's and Richard Powers's novelistic imaginations of terror.


PAUL HARRIS
teaches at Loyola Marymount University. He is completing a study of time and narrative in twentieth-century literature and science. Harris's contributions to ebr include an account of the In.S.Omnia collective, Sleepless in Seattle, an essay in the "grey" section of critical ecologies (ebr4) titled HYPER-LEX: A Technographical Dictionary, and Constrained Thinking: From Network to Membrane


THOMAS HARTL
lives as a critic and translator in Vienna, Austria, and teaches at the University of Salzburg. He is the author of Raymond Federman's Real Fictitious Discourses: Formulating Yet Another Paradox, the first book-length investigation of the Federman's texticules, and with Larry McCaffery and Doug Rice, co-edited Federman: A to X-X-X-X: A Recyclopedic Narrative, (reviewed in ebr10) He recently edited and introduced a bilingual edition (English and German) of - The Precipice and Other Catastrophes - Federman's collected plays. Hartl reviews Ron Sukenick's Mosaic Man in ebr10.


N. KATHERINE HAYLES
is Professor of English at UCLA. She teaches and writes on literature and science in the twentieth century, and is currently completing a book entitled Virtual Bodies: Evolving Materiality in Cybernetics, Literature, and Information. In ebr1, Hayles reviewed Diane Greco's electronic hypertext, Cyborg, in an essay titled Engineering Cyborg Ideology. She riPOSTed to Nick Montfort and to Markku Eskelinen.

URSULA HEISE
teaches at Columbia University, where she is currently writing on ecology in modern fiction. Her response to ebr4, Critical Ecologies, appears in the riPOSTe section, and her review essay on Arno Schmidt's science fiction appears in ebr7.


MARTHA HENN
is an Arts and Humanities Librarian at Sterne Library, University of Alabama-Birmingham. She is completing her doctorate in English at Emory University. Henn has written a review of the book, Technologies of the Gendered Body: Reading Cyborg Woman by Anne Balsamo. All correspondences should be sent to: ebr@uic.edu


DAVID HENRY
is Director of Education at the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design. Since 1995, he has pursued two tracks - the highly saturated, one-of-a-kind jewels created by 1970s Polaroid technology, and the possibilities of the new ephemeral digital technologies found in the New Media poem Flood, published in ebr. He was assisted by his son Lucas, with poet Thomas Swiss and designer Ingrid Ankerson.


LUC HERMAN
teaches American literature and literary theory at the University of Antwerp (Belgium). The author of Concepts of Realism (1996), he has just edited a special issue on Gravity's Rainbow for Pynchon Notes and is currently writing two books: one on narratology (in Dutch) and the other on the post-WWII encyclopedic novel in the US. Herman reviews the collection Cyberspace Textuality in ebr10.


HANNAH HIGGINS
is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History at University of Illinois at Chicago. She has published widely on Fluxus, Happenings, and other International art movements of the 1960s and today. She travels extensively lecturing on same. Her book, Fluxus Experience (U of California P), will appear in the fall of 2002. She contributed Duchamp Through Shop Windows, a review of the current scholarship.


ELIZABETH JANE WALL HINDS
is Associate Professor and Chair of English at the University of Northern Colorado. She is author of Private Property: Charles Brockden Brown's Gendered Economics of Virtue and articles on Brown, along with essays on Olaudah Equiano, Thomas Pynchon, Star Trek, and Popular Culture. She contributed a review of Pynchon's Mason & Dixon to ebr8.


ALLISON HUNTER
is a visual artist whose work includes video, sound design, Web art, photography, and hybrid objects. She has been in residency in Canada, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, and Latvia. Hunter is the Curatorial Assistant at the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery in Saratoga Springs, New York. She contributed "Unfolding Laramée," an essay on Eve Andree Laramee's A Permutational Unfolding, "Stuttering Screams and Beastly Poetry," and "Primary Sounds" to ebr.


SANDY HUSS
teaches in The Program in Creative Writing at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Since publishing Labor for Love, her short fiction collection, she has explored the juxtaposition of text with image. This work has evolved into a study of the historical forms of the book and to the design of digital spaces. An excerpt from Scrap Book, her long print work-in-progress, will appear in the upcoming issue of Chain. In ebr, she riPOSTed to Amato and Fleisher's essay Reforming Creative Writing Pedagogy.




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LILY JAMES
is co-creator, with author Susannah Breslin, of The Postfeminist Playground. James' contribution to ebr, Get Paid To Play, picks up on the threads initiated in ebr2, the politics of selling out.


RICHARD R. JOHN
is an associate professor of history at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His publications include Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse (Harvard, 1995; paper, 1998), and "Postal Systems" in the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (London: Elsevier, forthcoming 2001). He reviews Bernard Siegert's Relays in ebr.


ELISABETH JOYCE
teaches at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and is the author of Aesthetics and Cultural Critique: Marianne Moore and the Avant-Garde. Joyce's contributions to ebr include: ebr3: “Memory and Oblivion: The Historical Fiction of Rikki Ducornet, Jeanette Winterson, and Susan Daitch”; ebr5: “Cloning Anxieties: Susan Daitch's Storytown”; ebr10: “'Thorowly' American: Susan Howe's Guide to Orienteering in the Adirondacks”; and the "preface" to the postfeminist special, which she guest edited with Gay Lynn Crossley.


MICHAEL JOYCE's
most current hypertext fiction is Twilight, A Symphony available from Eastgate Systems. His essays on hypertext, Of Two Minds: Hypertext, Pedagogy, and Poetics are available from University of Michigan Press. His contribution to the inaugural issue of ebr, on experimental hypertext, body art, body piercing, and web culture, is titled My Body the Library.



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EDUARDO KAC's
works in electronic and photonic media belong to the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Holography in Chicago, and the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; samples can be seen at his website. He is a member of the editorial board of the journal Leonardo and an assistant professor at the Art Institute of Chicago. His anthology, New Media Poetry, is reviewed in ebr5; his contribution to the electropoetics special is titled Key Concepts of Holopoetry.


GENE KANNENBERG, JR.
is completing a dissertation on the comics of Winsor McCay, Art Spiegelman, and Chris Ware as visual literature in the English Department at the University of Connecticut. He serves as Chair of the Comic Art & Comics Area of the Popular Culture Association and previously chaired the International Comic Arts Festival. His publications include an essay on comics lettering in Illuminating Letters: Typography and Literary Interpretation (U of Mass. P) and an essay on text and image in Chris Ware's comics in The Language of Comics: Word and Image (UP Mississippi, forthcoming). He also maintains the on-line Comics Scholarship Annotated Bibliographies. He contributed a review of Daniel Clowes's David Boring to ebr



STEPHEN H. KELLERT,
associate professor of philosophy at Hamline University, is the author of In the Wake of Chaos: Unpredictable Order in Dynamical Systems (University of Chicago Press). He has also written essays on objectivity and on space perception. Kellert's contribution to the "green" section of ebr4 is: "Never Coming Home: Positivism, Ecology, and Rootless Cosmopolitanism".


ROBERT KENDALL's
electronic poems have been published by Eastgate Systems, The Little Magazine, and Saint-Gervaise Genève. His book of printed poems, A Wandering City (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1992), won the CSU Poetry Center Prize. He teaches an on-line class in hypertext poetry and fiction for the New School for Social Research. Kendall's contribution to ebr is: ebr5: Whither Leads the Poem of Forking Paths?. Kendall also has his own home page at: http://www.wenet.net/~rkendall


ELISE KERMANI
is a composer and sonic media artist. She is artistic director of IshtarLab Recordings, a publisher of new music and experimental media arts. She has toured Europe and the United States, and many of her compositions have been commissioned for theater, dance, and film. Hear mp3 samples of her newest album, Solos for Air, available from Amazon.com. She contributed The Sonic Spectrum to ebr.


DE WITT DOUGLAS KILGORE's
contributions to ebr include: ebr3: a book review of A Third Culture: Technoscience and Cyberculture. All correspondences should be sent to: ebr@uic.edu


MATTHEW G. KIRSCHENBAUM
is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English at the University of Virginia, where he is at work on an electronic hypertext dissertation entitled Lines for a Virtual T/y/o/pography. Kirschenbaum also works as the Project Manager for the William Blake Hypermedia Archive at Virginia's Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities. Other current projects include experimenting with VRML as a tool for mapping large volumes of textual data, and co-editing, with Todd Blayone, a printed volume entitled Voices from the Interface: The New Media and the New Humanism. Kirschenbaum's contributions to ebr include: Designing Our Disciplines in a Postmodern Age - and Academy in ebr2, Machine Visions: Towards a Poetics of Artificial Intelligence in ebr6, and a review of Remediation: Understanding New Media. Visit Kirschenbaum's web site.


CHRISTOPHER J. KNIGHT
is the author of The Patient Particulars: American Modernism and the Technique of Originality (Bucknell University Press) and the forthcoming Hints and Guesses: William Gaddis and the Longing for an Enlarged Culture (University of Wisconsin Press). He is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University at Albany, SUNY. Knight's contribution to ebr is: ebr3: a book review of Professional Correctness: Literary Studies and Political Change.

RAINE KOSKIMAA
is a graduate student working at the Research Unit for Contemporary Culture (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland), specializing in the field of electronic textuality. His publications include "Sex, liaisons, and murder. Finnish and German interpretations of a short story by Rosa Liksom" (in Finnish), "His contribution to ebr6, the image + narrative special, deals with the visual structuring of hyperfiction narratives.


PETER KRAPP
edits foreign body but may be best known online for his Jacques Derrida homepage. He is based at Konstanz (Germany) University's program in the theory of literature and communication. Krapp's contribution to ebr is: ebr1: Bugging the Net: foreign body.



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GEORGE P. LANDOW,
Professor of English and Art History at Brown University, is the author of half a dozen books on Victorian literature, art, and religion and several on digital culture, including Hypertext 2.0, Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology, and Hyper/Text/Theory. He created and maintains several large websites including The Victorian Web, The Postcolonial Literature Web, and The Cyberspace, VR, and Critical Theory Web. Landow reviewed Shelley Jackson's Patchwork Girl for the postfeminist issue (ebr3).


TOM LECLAIR
teaches at the University of Cincinnati. LeClair's most recent book is a novel, Well-Founded Fear, published by Olin Frederick. His first novel, Passing Off, was reviewed by Chris Messenger in ebr7. LeClair's contributions to ebr include a review of Harold Jaffe's Othello Blues, and False Pretenses, Parasites, and Monsters, a review of six gargantuan texts.


SUE-IM LEE
is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian American Literature at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She's also putting the final embroidery on her dissertation, which revolves around writers like Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Lydia Davis, Lynne Tillman, and Richard Powers. She contributed a review of Christopher Douglas's Reciting America to ebr.



PHIL LEGGIERE
is a journalist whose work has appeared in The Boston Review, Salon, Wired, and The American Book Review. His review of Richard Kostelanetz appears in ebr6.


BRIAN LENNON
is the author of Dial Series One (Potes & Poets Press, 1999). A doctoral candidate in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, he is working on a series of essays on contemporary poetry and information technologies.
Lennon discusses Joan Retallack's cybernetic formalism in ebr10.


STACY LEVINE
is the author of My Horse and Other Stories and, most recently, Dra--- (a novel), both published by Sun & Moon. She contributed an inteREview with Ben Marcus centering on his story collection, The Age of Wire and String in ebr8, and reviewed Jan Ramjerdi's Re.La.Vir. in ebr11.


MARTINA E. LINNEMANN
is a PhD student in the Centre for British and Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Warwick (UK). For her thesis she looks at examples of (post)modernist fiction in the light of hypertext theory and re-reads them as proto-hypertexts. To fund her studies she teaches German and Literary Theory (though not to the same students).


PAISLEY LIVINGSTON
is professor of English and adjunct professor of philosophy at McGill University; he was a visiting professor in philosophy at Roskilde University, Denmark, in the academic year 1996-97. His books include Literary Knowledge and Models of Desire. Livingston's contribution to ebr4 is an essay on the poetics of Stanislaw Lem: "From Virtual Reality to Phantomatics and Back".



MARJORIE COVERLEY LUESEBRINK
writes hypermedia fiction as M.D. Coverley. Her novel, Califia, was published by Eastgate Systems in 2000. A collection of web stories, Fingerprints on Digital Glass will be published on CD-ROM in 2001. She is a founding Board Member of The Electronic Literature Organization and teaches writing at Irvine Valley College in California. She riPOSTed to Nick Montfort's review of Espen Aarseth's Cybertext in ebr.


TIMOTHY W. LUKE
teaches in the Department of Political Science at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. His research deals with contemporary social theory, the politics of informational society, and critical cultural analysis. Luke's contribution to ebr is: ebr4: Anti-Negroponte: Cybernetic Subjectivity in Digital Being and Time.


ARABELLA LYON
lives as far from cyberspace as an assistant professor and general go-fer at Temple University can. She has published on feminist rhetoric, the intersections between rhetoric and philosophy, and the problems of pluralism, but would rather be writing sonnets to Wittgenstein and telling Heidegger jokes. Lyon's contribution to the writing (post)feminism special (ebr3) is a review of Provoking Agents: Gender and Agency in Theory and Practice, edited by Judith Kegan Gardiner.



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TED MANDELL
is entering his 10th year on the faculty at the University of Notre Dame, teaching film and video production in the Communication and Theatre Department. When he's not staring at blinking cursors, he also produces documentaries, and is an online editor for numerous video and film projects.


ROBERT MARKLEY
is Jackson Distinguished Chair of British Literature at West Virginia University. He is the editor of Virtual Realities and Their Discontents and he is currently at work on a book entitled Dying Planet: Mars and the Anxieties of Ecology from the Canals to Terraforming. His response to Michael BÈrubÈ in ebr2 is titled Exterminate the Brutes: Fighting Back Against the Right. His web site is: http://www.as.wvu.edu/~rmarkley


HARRY MATHEWS
has published many books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry; his most recent novel is The Journalist (Dalkey Archive). A member of the Oulipo since 1972, he co-edited the Oulipo Compendium, an archival work published by Atlas Press. Mathews contributed an essay, Translation and the Oulipo: The Case of the Persevering Maltese, to ebr5,the electropoetics special, and a short fiction, Mister Smathers, for the writing under constraint issue (ebr10).


JOHN MATTHIAS
John Matthias has published ten volumes of poetry including Swimming at Midnight: Selected Shorter Poems, Beltane at Aphelion: Longer Poems, and the recent Pages: New Poems & Cuttings, all from Swallow Press. He has published a volume of essays with SUNY Press, Reading Old Friends, the anthology 23 Modern British Poets, and three books dealing with the poetry of David Jones: Introducing David Jones, David Jones: Man and Poet, and Selected Works of David Jones. With Vladeta Vuckovic, Matthias has also published a translation from the Serbian of The Battle of Kosovo, and, with Goran Printz-Pahlson, translations from the Swedish in the anthology Contemporary Swedish Poetry. Matthias teaches modern literature and creative writing at the University of Notre Dame. For ebr, he has written about Benjamin Britten and British poetry at the millennium.


CRIS MAZZA's
most recent novel, Dog People, was published in 1997 from Coffee House Press. Her newest collection of fictions, Former Virgin, was published by FC2 in Sept. 1997. She is a native of San Diego and teaches in the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Cris was co-editor of FC2's Chick-Lit anthologies. Her contribution to the ebr Postfeminism issue is the introduction to that anthology: No Victims, the anti-theme.


JOSEPH MCELROY
is the author of Plus, Women and Men, and The Letter Left to Me. His fiction has been the subject of a special number of the Review of Contemporary Fiction as well as a review essay by William S. Wilson in issue number 4 of ebr. McElroy's contribution to that issue is titled, Attractions Around Mount St. Helens.


ANDREW MCMURRY
is a Brittain Fellow in the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is interested in the emerging paradigm of self-organizing systems, especially as it relates to contemporary cultural theory and literary criticism. His essay on apocalypticism was recently e-published in Postmodern Culture. McMurry's contribution to the "green" issue of ebr is titled: Canadian Jeremiad.


TIMOTHY MELLEY
is an Assistant Professor of English at Miami University (Ohio) and the author of Empire of Conspiracy: Agency Panic in Postwar America (Cornell UP). Melley reviews Mark Fenster's Conspiracy Theories: Secrecy and Power in American Culture in ebr10.


CHRIS MESSENGER
teaches in the English Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the author of two books on sport and play in American fiction and recently passed himself off as the "as told to" guy in a memoir by former Chicago Bulls star Chet Walker.


NOVICA MILIC
is Serbian writer, critic, and web wizzard, author of a book on Nietzsche and a deconstruction theory primer. He contributed a media parable, At the Moment I Became A Global Dictator, to the east/euro/pomo special.


J. HILLIS MILLER
is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. His numerous books include Illustration, Versions of Pygmalion, and Fiction and Repetition.

NICK MONTFORT
has programmed and written interactive fiction (Winchester's Nightmare, 1999; "Ad Verbum," 2000), collaborated on a hypertext epic (The Ed Report, 2000), and crafted constrained compositions. He is currently co-editing the New Media Reader (MIT Press, 2001), starting to write a history of interactive fiction, and studying poetry at Boston University. He reviewed Espen J. Aarseth's Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature for ebr.


WALTON MUYUMBA
is an instructor at Indiana University. He is completing the requirements for the PhD in American literature. His research interests include African American literature, Jazz and Blues studies, and Film Studies. He contributed a review of jazz histories by Scott DeVeaux and ... to ebr8.



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TODD NAPOLITANO
is a doctoral candidate in English at Temple University. His webREVIEW column includes two articles so far: ebr3: Of Graphomania, Confession, and the Writing Self--or--The Kitsch of On-Line Journals, and ebr4: Going Gonzo: Following the Trail of the WWWench. All correspondences should be sent to: ebr@uic.edu


MARCOS NOVAK
is founding director of the RealityLab and Advanced Design Research Program at the University of Texas, Austin. In ebr1, he considers William Mitchell's City of Bits in the essay Maul of America.


DOUG NUFER
is an editor of American Book Review and of the Washington Free Press. He's finishing a novel in the form of a corporate history narrated by a CEO who is infatuated with the Beats, titled, On the Roast: the best grinds of my corporation. Nufer's contribution to ebr is a review of numerous corporate histories titled The Body Sings.



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JAISHREE K. ODIN
teaches at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has published several essays on electronic literature. She is also the author of To the Other Shore: Lalla's Life and Poetry (Vitasta Pub, 1999). Her current book-length project, Through the Looking Glass: Technology, Nomadology and Postmodern Narrative, is a theoretical exploration of shattered visual metaphors in contemporary literature and art. In ebr, she reVIEWs the hyperfiction of M.D. Coverley.


MICHAEL O'LEARY
is a poet and edits, with Peter O'Leary, LVNG: an independent journal of poetry, fiction, and art. O'Leary reviews Timothy Bahti's Ends of the Lyric in the electropoetics issue (ebr5).


PETER O'LEARY
is writing a disssertation on Robert Duncan and religious illness for the Divinity School at the University of Chicago. He is Co-Editor of LVNG Magazine.


LANCE OLSEN
is author of more than a dozen books of and about innovative fiction, most recently the novel Freaknest and the short-story collection Sewing Shut My Eyes. Rebel Yell: A Short Guide to Fiction Writing, his alternative textbook, is in its second printing and is taught in creative writing programs across the country and in Australia. His novel Tonguing the Zeitgeist was a finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award. He lives somatically in the mountains of central Idaho, and digitally in Cafe Zeitgeist, a center for non-mainstream fiction. In ebr, he riPOSTed to Amato and Fleisher's essay Reforming Creative Writing Pedagogy and reviews Robert Arellano's hypertext writing.


WILLIAM O'ROURKE's
latest book, Campaign America '96: The View From the Couch (1997), (reviewed in ebr7) will be reissued in a paperback edition, with a new updated epilogue, in January 2000. O'Rourke reviews several high-profile books about President Clinton in Exposed.


LISA ORR
is currently teaching at Utica College of Syracuse University. She earned her doctorate at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she specialized in twentieth-century American literature, cultural studies, and working-class literature.



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WALTER PAMMINGER
works as a chemist, book designer, comic and graphic design collector, and theorist. He is the curator of "Signs of Trouble," a series of lectures about international graphic design in the '90's. Recent publications include Das doppelte Kleid and Autobahn und Medien. He's currently working on a film/video version of his first book called: Architektur der Bewegung.


JEFF PARKER
is a freelance writer and web designer. His hypertext has appeared in The Iowa Review Web and Beehive; his print fiction in Black Ice and The Crescent Review. He's taught hypertext fiction writing at Syracuse University and Arizona State University. He contributed "Poetics of the Link" to ebr.


PIOTR PARLEJ
is an independent scholar educated in Poland and the United States. His book , The Romantic Theory of the Novel, was published in 1997 by Louisiana State University Press. He contributed a survey of contemporary Polish poetry to the east/euro/pomo special.


THEODORE PELTON
lives in Buffalo, New York where he writes fiction and criticism and teaches literature and writing at Medaille College. In 1994, he received an NEA Literature Fellowship in Fiction. In 2000, he founded Starcherone Books, which publishes new innovative short fiction and reprints of classic experimental works. He contributed an overview of Robert Creeley's work in print and painting to the gathering of threads special.


MARJORIE PERLOFF
is the author most recently of Poetry On and Off the Page: Essays For Emergent Occasions; Wittgenstein's Ladder: Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary (Chicago 1996); Radical Artifice: Writing Poetry in the Age of Media (Chicago 1992); and a new edition of Frank O'Hara: Poet Among Painters. She is Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Humanities at Stanford University. Perloff's contributions to ebr include: ebr2: "Something Is Happening, Mr. Jones": A Response to Michael Bérubé, ebr4: a review of Franco Morretti's Modern Epic: The World-System from Goethe to Garcia Marquez, a subsquent critical exchange with Moretti, and a riPOSTE to Amato and Fleisher's essay on creative writing pedagogy.


CHRIS PETERS
is a Los Angeles based artist whose experimental work in sculpture, installation, film, and video often investigates the metaphysics of disasters.



FLORIN POPESCU
is a research scientist currently living in Bologna, Italy. He was born in Timisoara, Romania in 1969 and emigrated to the United States in 1980. He contributed a survey of contemporary Romanian literature and a riPOSTe to the east/euro/pomo special.


DAN PUNDAY
is an assistant professor at Purdue University Calumet. He has written on postmodernist fiction and recently completed a book manuscript entitled Narrative After Deconstruction. He is currently studying the role of the human body in narrative theory. In ebr he reviews Bernard Siegert's Relays.


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DAVID RADAVICH's recent poetry collections are By the Way: Poems Over the Years (Buttonwood, 1998) and Greatest Hits (Pudding House, 2000). Five of his plays have been produced Off-Off-Broadway, and Fragments of the Third Planet received its European Premiere last year in Germany. He also enjoys writing essays on poetry, drama, and contemporary literary culture. He riPOSTEd to Amato and Fleisher's essay on creative writing pedagogy.


PAUL RAPP, the former drummer for the rock band Blotto (of "Lifeguard" fame), is an attorney in Albany who writes music reviews for the local alternative paper Metroland. He contributed "A Somewhat Legal Look at the Dawn and Dusk of the Napster Controversy" to the music/sound/noise thREAD of ebr.


CLAIRE RASMUSSEN
is a PhD. candidate in Political Science at the University of Washington. She has recently published on radical democracy and is currently working a cultural analysis of the political logic of autonomy and political agency. In "Reading the L.A. Landscape," she writes on geography and the social theory of Abu-Lughod, Davis, and Soja for ebr.


ERIC RASMUSSEN
is a Chicago-based freelance writer and editor whose essays have appeared in Rain Taxi: A Review of Books (#8) and About.com's Authors Review of Books. He wrote an MA thesis that combines a Foucauldian critique of the US's War on Drugs with a study of dope - i.e., illicit drugs and covert information - in Thomas Pynchon's novels. EDR (Eric) worked on the Writing Under Constraints special of ebr, and is currently the journal's book review editor.


SCOTT RETTBERG
is a coauthor of The Unknown, a hypertext novel (cowinner of the 1998 trAce/AltX international prize for hyperfiction) and the Executive Director of The Electronic Literature Organization. He is completing his Ph.D in English from the University of Cincinnati and a novel about terrorism and advertising titled Agency. His contribution to ebr is a riPOSTe to the Encyclopedia Britannica pan of The Unknown and a contribution to the cybertext debate.



MAURICE RICKARD
is a designer, writer, and audio artist. Currently, he does web design as the Creative Director of the EnviroLink Network, and he has done freelance work for many clients. EnviroLink recently was awarded a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for Maurice to work on a site similar to his project on ebr. One of his audio projects was recently installed in the Aliquippa Embraces Arts festival. He served as web consultant for ebr6-7.


DANIEL RIESS
is a doctoral candidate in literature at the University of Texas-Austin. Riess's contribution to ebr is a review of Roger Chartier's Forms and Meanings: Texts, Performances, and Audiences from Codex to Computer.


MATTHEW ROBERSON
is a lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he received his Ph.D. in American literature. His reviews, articles, and stories have appeared or will soon appear in Postmodern Culture, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, New Novel Review, Federman: From A to X-X-X-X, The Nightshade Reader, and Porcupine Literary Arts Magazine. He is currently working on a book length pla(y)giarism of Ronald Sukenick's 98.6; Matt's version is titled 1998.6. His essay on Sukenick appears in the 'image + narrative' special.


JIM ROSENBERG
has been working in non-linear poetic forms in one medium or another since 1966. His best-known work is Intergrams, published by Eastgate Systems. His interactive work includes dense overlays of words and intense structuring, typically by means of an external syntax. The preoccupying vision: taking hypertext into the fine structure of language. He riPOSTed to ebr11 in "Positioning Hypertext in Chomsky's Hierarchy of Grammars."




MARTIN E. ROSENBERG
is an assistant professor of critical theory in the Department of English at Eastern Kentucky University. Rosenberg's contribution to the postfeminist special is titled, Deleuze and Guattari, Cognitive Science and Feminist Visual Arts: Kiki Smith's Bodies Without Organs Without Bodies.



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ROGER SABIN
is a Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Central St Martin's College of Art and Design in London. He is the author of three books, the latest of which is a history of comic books: Comics, Comix and Graphic Novels (Phaidon). In ebr7 he compares "Comics on the Web" to the pleasures of reading printed comics and interviews cartoonist Dave McKean.


BERNARDO SCHIAVETTA
co-edits Formules, the journal of writing under constraint, and has authored several books of poetry written under constraint, including the Loewe award winning Formulas para Cratilo. He offers a 2000-word definition of constraint in ebr10.


ALEX SHAKAR
is the author of City in Love, a collection of stories from FC/2.


ALAN SHAW
is a poet, playwright, composer, and translator. His verse has appeared in Grand Street and Partisan Review, and on his website. His verse translation of the classic Russian play "The Woes of Wit" (by Griboyedov) was published in 1993. He lives in New York City. Shaw's contributions to the electropoetics issue (ebr5) include: Some Questions on Greek Poetry and Music, and Harry Partch--A Poet's View. He appears as "Uranus" in the gathering of threads special, ebr9.


ELISABETH SHEFFIELD
lives and teaches in the outlaw state of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Her fiction has appeared in Southern Plains Review, Gulf Coast, The Ledge, Nobodaddies, and the first volume of Chick-Lit. She has a critical book on James Joyce and feminist theory forthcoming with Fairleigh Dickinson Press (1997). Currently, she is writing a novel. Sheffield wrote about postfeminist fiction for ebr issue number 3.


SHIRIN SHENASSA
is a doctoral candidate at Cornell University. Her dissertation deals with the materialities of communication and contemporary media theories in Latin America as applied to the works of leading Latin American theorists, Walter Mignolo, Angel Rama, and García Canclini.


PIOTR SIEMION
is a candidate in law at Columbia University, where he also holds a doctorate in English Literature. He has recently completed a book on the meganovel in the age of bureaucratic domination. Siemion's contribution to ebr is a review of Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace.


BUZZ SPECTOR's
work with the book as subject and object has been shown at The Art Institute of Chicago, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Newport Harbor Art Museum, and The Mattress Factory, among other museums and galleries. He also writes essays and criticism on topics in visual culture, and is the author of The Book Maker's Desire, a collection of essays on topics in the book arts. Spector teaches in the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


CAROL STABILE

works at the University of Pittsburgh. She is presently writing a cultural analysis of the uses of crime waves from 1893 to the present. Stabile's contribution to the "green ecology" special is a review of Our Stolen Future, titled Scared Straight.


JULIA STEIN
is an English professor at West Los Angeles College. She has recently published poetry in Long Shot, a print journal, and the Poetry Superhighway on the Internet, as well as an essay in The Chiron Review. Stein's contributions to the electropoetics issue (ebr5) is a political essay, Poets Take On Guess Inc.: Poets Win.


JAMES STEVENS
is a graduate student in English at Cornell University working in the areas of new media theory, inter-arts studies, and 20th century U.S. literature, especially African-American literature and culture. While serving as Book Review Editor for ebr6-9, Stevens translated Phillippe Bootz' "Alire: A Relentless Literary Investigation," which appeared in ebr9.


DIRK STRATTON
writes a little, teaches a little, gets paid for the latter. He is adamant in claiming that if he knew where The Unknown was headed when it got started, he probably still would have booked passage. His contribution to ebr is a riPOSTe in defense of the Unknown.



STEPHANIE STRICKLAND
is the author of numerous works of fiction and poetry. Her manuscript "V" won the 2000 Alice Fay di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America. Her "Ballad of Sand and Harry Soot" won the 1999 Boston Review prize, and the Web version was chosen for an About.com Best of the Net award. Strickland's contributions to ebr include "Poetry in the Electronic Environment" in ebr5; a hypertext essay, "Seven League Boots" in ebr7, "To Be Both in Touch and in Control" in ebr9, and "Dali's Clocks" in ebr11.


RONALD SUKENICK
Recently referred to online as "the Postmodern giant," Ronald Sukenick is also the Postmodern midget on Barnes igNoble sales computers that condemn many writers to progressively escalating commercial obscurity. Nevertheless he has six books in print and three more available through mysterious In Press, all easily available through Amazon and B & N online, as well as through your better quality book store. Read his out of print novel Out online, his recent onpaper collection Doggy Bag: Hyperfictions, & the new edition of his novel, 98.6, with author's introduction. You'll enjoy his writing - you can take it from me because I'm him. Sukenick's contributions ebr include Avant-PoPoMo Now, a series of Narralogues to the Image + Narrative special, and and a riPOSTE to Amato and Fleisher's essay on creative writing pedagogy.



STÉPHANE SUSANA
is the editorial assistant at FORMULES, la revue des littératures ô contraintes. He specialzes in the production and analysis of palindromes. For ebr10, he contributed an overview of web sites featuring literatures written under constraint.


THOMAS SWISS's
most recent book of poems, Rough Cut, was published by the University of Illinois Press. His collaborative New Media poems appear online in such venues as "The Iowa Review" and "Beehive," as well as in exhibits such as the New York Digital Salon. In ebr8 he parries Laura Miller's NYTBR attack on hypertext fiction. He authored, with photographer David Henry and designer Ingrid Ankerson, the New Media poem Flood.



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JOSEPH TABBI
is the author of Cognitive Fictions (Minnesota 2002), a look at the effect of new technologies on contemporary American fiction, and co-editor of a collection of original essays, titled Reading Matters: Narrative in the New Media Ecology (Cornell 1997). Recently, with designer Anne Burdick and programmer Ewan Branda, he completed a database-driven interface for the electronic book review, version 3.0. Tabbi is Associate Professor of English at the University of Illinois, Chicago. His contibutions to ebr include: A Review of Books in the Age of Their Technological Obsolescence, a re(inter)view with Greg Ulmer; the introduction to ebr4, "critical ecologies", an essay review on the neo-materialist turn in Pynchon scholarship, Tape for the Turn of the Year, an interview with artist Daniel Wenk, and a review of Simulacrum America.

AUGUST TARRIER
is a fiction writer and English professor at Temple University. Her most recent work is on ecstatic experience. Tarrier's contribution to the ebr postfeminist special is a discussion of the term "postfeminist" via a reading of Jonathan Kaplan's Bad Girls. The piece is titled "Victoria's Secret at the OK Corral: The "Bad Girls" of the "Postfeminist" Nineties."

SUSAN TAYLOR
is an assistant professor of Women's Literature, Composition and Rants at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Taylor's contribution to the ebr postfeminist special is For a Good Time Type http://www.geekgirl.com.au/: a (re) (inter) view essay.


STEVE TOMASULA's
fiction and essays on the body and culture have appeared most recently in the Iowa Review, New Art Examiner, Émigré, American Book Review, and Fiction International. He teaches fiction writing and the literature of the small press at the University of Notre Dame, where he also serves as Senior Editor of the Notre Dame Review. For the 'image + narrative' issue of ebr, which he guest edited, Tomasula has written the hypertext, "Ways of Seeing/Ways of Being," and "An Image/Narrative Roundup." In ebr9, he reviews Curtis White's books Memories of My Father Watching TV and Monstrous Possibilities.



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GREGORY L. ULMER
is professor of English at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Ulmer's conversation with ebr editor Joseph Tabbi contains an embedded response to Michael Bérubés essay on the politics of selling out.



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JAN VAN LOOY
is a graduate student in Germanic Studies at the University of Leuven, Belgium. His thesis is titled “Authoring as Architecture: Toward A Hyperfiction Poetics.” Read “Hope for Empowerment, Fear of Control,” his review of Silvio Gaggi's book, Decentering the Subject in Fiction, Film, the Visual Arts, and Electronic Media in ebr10.


WALTER VANNINI
is a computer scientist and has done research on hypertext since 1987. He chairs LinkIt!, ACM's Italian SIG (Special Interest Group) on Hyperness (Italian SIGLINK). In 1993 he started his own hypertext and Internet consulting company, Human Systems. His contribution to ebr is ebr1: Hypertext Markets: A Report From Italy.


VICTOR J. VITANZA
facilitates The PRE://TEXT Publishing WebWork. His most recent books are CyberReader 2nd Ed, and Writing for the World Wide Web (both with Allyn&Bacon), and Negation, Subjectivity, and The History of Rhetoric (SUNY). He is the editor of the series Technology and Writing (Allyn&Bacon). Vitanza's contribution to ebr is "Writing the Paradigm," a critical appreciation of the work of Gregory Ulmer.



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LAURA DASSOW WALLS
is an Associate Professor of English at Lafayette College in Easton, PA, where she coordinates the Values and Science/Technology Program. She is the editor of Material Faith: Thoreau on Science and the author of Seeing New Worlds: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Natural Science. She has also authored articles on Thoreau, Emerson, Louis Agassiz, and Alexander von Humboldt. In her essay "Consilience Revisited" in ebr10, she analyzes noted biologist E.O. Wilson's attempt to unify the "two cultures" of literature and science in his book Consilience.


DANIEL WENK'S
collaboration with ebr began with a collage, "Elmer's Glue," presented in honor of the critic and media theorist Greg Ulmer. Wenk's artist's statement appeared in the second issue. His response to John Brunetti's ebr11 review of The Truth on Tape appears in the riPOSTe section.


MARTA L. WERNER
is assistant professor of American literature at Georgia State University. She is the author/editor of Emily Dickinson's Open Folios: Scenes of Reading, Surfaces of Writing (University of Michigan Press, 1995), and is currently at work on a CD-ROM of Dickinson's late fragments that explores the relationship between autonomy and intertextuality in Dickinson's writings, entitled ("Radical Scatters"). Her contribution to the image + narrative special develops from this project.


CURTIS WHITE
is co-publisher of FC2 and teaches at Illinois State University; his latest book is Memories of My Father Watching T.V. (reviewed in ebr9.) White's contribution to ebr is Them, Meaning Us, a Response to Michael Bérubé.


WILLIAM S. WILSON
is an art critic and the author of the story collection Why I Don't Write Like Franz Kafka (The Ecco Press) and the novel Birthplace (North Point). He lives in New York City. His contribution to ebr is ebr4: Joseph McElroy: fathoming the field. All corespondences should be sent to: ebr@uic.edu


ROB WITTIG
is Director and Lead Writer for TANK20_literary_studio. Rob has been writing online since he helped launch IN.S.OMNIA with Invisible Seattle in 1983. His book Invisible Rendezvous (Wesleyan) is based on his Fulbright-sponsored study of theoretical and practical aspects of collaborative, interactive literature. Rob describes himself as "standing at the intersection of literature and graphic design" and is a producer and matchmaker for collaborative, visual/verbal literary projects. He lectures, teaches (Virginia Tech, IIT Institute of Design, U of Illinois Chicago), and conspires with Rick Valicenti and the team at THIRST Design, Chicago. His contributed a riPOSTe in defense of the Unknown and "A Literary Prediction" to ebr.


PHILIP WOHLSTETTER,
godfather of Invisible Seattle and patron saint of electronic literature, sent in a proposal for electoral reform in November 2000.


CARY WOLFE
is Professor of English at SUNY-Albany. He has published widely on American culture and critical theory; forthcoming in 2002 are Zoontologies: The Question of the Animal in Contemporary Theory and Culture (Minnesota), and Animal Rites: American Culture, The Discourse of Species, and the Subject of Theory (Chicago). He is the editor (with William Rasch) of Observing Complexity: Systems Theory and Postmodernity (Minnesota, 2000), and (with Joe Tabbi) of the ebr4 special issue critical ecologies. His double issue of Cultural Critique on the politics of systems and environments (co-edited with William Rasch) was reviewed in ebr3. Wolfe's contributions to ebr include: Getting the Dirt on The Public Intellectual: A Response to Michael Bérubé in ebr2, a brief response to Harold Fromm titled A Bee in His or Her Bonnet, a not-so-brief review of Luc Ferry in the critical ecologies special, a review of Allison Hunter's Signmakers, and a review of the Lars von Trier film Dancer in the Dark.

MICHAEL WUTZ
is the co-editor, with Joseph Tabbi, of a volume of original essays titled Reading Matters, Narrative in the New Media Ecology (Cornell, Fall 1997) and editor of the ebr supplement on technology, narrative, and the arts. Wutz reviewed Bruce Clarke's Dora Marsden and Early Modernism: Gender, Individualism, Science in the fourth issue of ebr.



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GEOFFREY WINTHROP-YOUNG
teaches German and Comparative Literature at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He has published on literature and media and most recently co-translated, with Michael Wutz, Friedrich Kittler's Grammophon, Film, Typewriter for Stanford University Press. He has contributed "Materialism at the Millenium," a review of Manuel De Landa's Thousand Years of Nonlinear History, and "German TV Troubles," a review of the New German Critque special on German media studies. He also responded to Nick Pappas's philosophical reflections on Dracula in many media.


KIRSTEN YOUNG,
managing editor for ebr, lives in St. Louis, Missouri, where she teaches various sorts of writing at Webster University.


LIDIA YUKMAN
editor of two girls review / phud from u of oregon / teaches fiction writing and am lit at pacific university
likes: scotchboysgirlsdogsjazzbydeadpeople pantiesinthefreezer duringsummermouthswater andmoviesthatmakeaudiencesgasp.
Her contribution to the ebr postfeminist special is: The Glory of the Liberal White Teacher Woman.



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DAVID ZAUHAR
has published poetry and essays in numerous magazines. He is currently completing a dissertation at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In his ebr9 essay "Perloff in the Nineties," he reads Marjorie Perloff the way she reads poetry and philosophy.

NINA ZIVANCEVIC
is a Yugoslav poet, storyteller, and translator whose work has been published in English by Leaves Press and Semiotexte. In his essay Miloš Crnjanski and his descendents in ebr8, he translates and comments on poetry by the founder of Modernism in Yugoslav literature

 

 

 

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