A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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)
Nature, and Discursive Ecologies.
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.
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.
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
teaches visual culture at the universities of Maastricht
(Holland) and Leuven (Belgium). He is the author or editor of some
books, all in French or Dutch. On the problem of constrained writing
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.
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.
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).
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.
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
in a Buyer's Market.
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.
is co-creator, with author Lily James, of The Postfeminist Playground.
Breslin contributed a riPOSTe in response to ebr3, entitled Where are the
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
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
Zygmunt Bauman's Globalization: The Human Consequences,
and a review of
Mark Hansen's Embodying Technesis.
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
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
Columina's book on architecture as a narrative medium.
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.
co-edits, with the poet Yedda Morrison, Tripwire: a
journal of poetics.
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.
a writer, curator and visual artist, lives in Brisbane,
Australia, where she has worked in both print and broadcast media 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
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
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:
is a poet, literary translator, and the founding editor of The Wellsweep
Press, which, since 1988, has specialized in the publication of
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
King is Dead, Long Live the King.He can be reached at: http://www.demon.co.uk/eastfield
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."
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
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
de Man, and Bakhtin (Cambridge, 1998).
is an assistant professor of English at the University of Illinois at
Daniel's contribution to the selling out special is titled: Virtual Communities?:
Public Spheres and Public Intellectuals on the Internet.
Cynthia Davidson teaches writing
at SUNY Stony Brook and is the editor of Rio: A Journal of the Arts. She
Harold Jaffe's Sex for the Millennium in ebr10.
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).
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
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
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.
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.
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.
has planted his own poetry as variously as possible in this
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
a graduate of the University of Novi Sad, contributed an essay on the
Mandic to the east/euro/pomo special (Internet Nation, part
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."
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 .
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:
Fuller's contributions to ebr include reviews of The Cyborg
Handbook and The Media
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
is a freelance experimentalist whose electronic works include The Ed Report, Newspoetry, wordwork.org, and the lofty hypertext
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.
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,
is an associate professor at Allegheny College. She has
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
to ebr is an essay in the Writing (Post)Feminism special
(ebr3) entitled What is Chick-Lit?.
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
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.
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
Telematik Workgroup in
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
teaches at Loyola Marymount University. He is completing a
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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: email@example.com
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
He was assisted by his son Lucas, with poet Thomas Swiss
and designer Ingrid Ankerson.
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
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
is Associate Professor and Chair of English at
the University of Northern Colorado. She is author of Private
Charles Brockden Brown's Gendered Economics of Virtue and articles
Brown, along with essays on Olaudah Equiano, Thomas Pynchon, Star
and Popular Culture. She contributed a
review of Pynchon's Mason &
Dixon to ebr8.
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.
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
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
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.
teaches at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and is the
author of Aesthetics and Cultural Critique: Marianne Moore and the
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
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
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
He is a member of the editorial board of the journal Leonardo and
an assistant professor at the Art Institute of Chicago. His
Media Poetry, is reviewed in ebr5; his contribution to
the electropoetics special is titled
Key Concepts of Holopoetry.
is completing a
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
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".
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
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
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
contributions to ebr include: ebr3: a book review of A Third Culture:
Technoscience and Cyberculture. All correspondences should be
sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English at the
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
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
at the University at Albany, SUNY. Knight's contribution to ebr
is: ebr3: a book review of Professional Correctness:
Literary Studies and Political Change.
is a graduate student working at the Research Unit for
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
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
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
Girl for the postfeminist issue (ebr3).
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.
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
Christopher Douglas's Reciting America to ebr.
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.
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.
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.
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
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).
is professor of English and adjunct professor of philosophy
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.
teaches in the Department of Political Science at the
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.
lives as far from cyberspace as an assistant professor and
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
is entering his 10th year on the faculty at the University
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.
is Jackson Distinguished Chair of British Literature at
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
has published many books of fiction, non-fiction, and
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 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.
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
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
Around Mount St. Helens.
is a Brittain Fellow in the School of Literature,
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.
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.
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.
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.
is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at
the University of California, Irvine. His numerous books include
Illustration, Versions of Pygmalion, and Fiction and
has programmed and written interactive fiction
"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
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,
Film Studies. He contributed a review of jazz histories by Scott DeVeaux
and ... to ebr8.
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: email@example.com
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.
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
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.
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).
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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:
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.
is a Los Angeles based artist whose experimental
work in sculpture, installation, film, and video
often investigates the metaphysics of disasters.
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
survey of contemporary Romanian literature and a
riPOSTe to the east/euro/pomo
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
is a doctoral
candidate in literature at the University of Texas-Austin. Riess's
ebr is a review of Roger Chartier's Forms and Meanings: Texts,
Performances, and Audiences from Codex
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
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.
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."
is an assistant professor of critical theory in the
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.
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
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
is the author of
City in Love, a collection of stories from FC/2.
is a poet, playwright, composer, and translator. His verse
appeared in Grand Street and Partisan Review, and on 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.
lives and teaches in the outlaw state of the Turkish
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
with Fairleigh Dickinson Press (1997). Currently, she is writing
a novel. Sheffield wrote about postfeminist fiction
for ebr issue number 3.
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,
is a candidate in law at Columbia University, where he also
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.
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
works at the University of Pittsburgh. She is presently
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.
is an English professor at West Los Angeles College. She
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.:
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
"Alire: A Relentless Literary Investigation," which
appeared in ebr9.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
attack on hypertext fiction. He authored, with photographer David Henry
and designer Ingrid
Ankerson, the New Media poem Flood.
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
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
is a fiction writer and English professor at Temple
Her most recent work is on ecstatic experience. Tarrier's contribution
to the ebr postfeminist special is a discussion of the term
via a reading of Jonathan Kaplan's Bad Girls. The piece is titled
Secret at the OK Corral: The "Bad Girls" of the
is an assistant professor of Women's Literature,
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)
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.
is professor of English at the University of Florida,
with ebr editor Joseph Tabbi contains an embedded response to
Michael Bérubés essay on the politics of selling out.
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
is a computer scientist and has done research on hypertext
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
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
Paradigm," a critical appreciation of the
work of Gregory Ulmer.
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.
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
is assistant professor of American literature at Georgia
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
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.
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.
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
ebr is ebr4: Joseph McElroy: fathoming
the field. All corespondences should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
godfather of Invisible Seattle and patron saint
of electronic literature, sent in a proposal for
electoral reform in November 2000.
is Professor of English at SUNY-Albany.
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
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.
is the co-editor, with Joseph Tabbi, of a volume of
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
and Early Modernism: Gender, Individualism, Science in the
fourth issue of ebr.
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,
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
managing editor for ebr,
lives in St. Louis, Missouri, where she teaches various
sorts of writing at Webster University.
editor of two girls review /
phud from u of oregon / teaches fiction writing and am lit
at pacific university
likes: scotchboysgirlsdogsjazzbydeadpeople pantiesinthefreezer
Her contribution to the ebr postfeminist special is: The Glory of the Liberal
White Teacher Woman.
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.
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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