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  • posted an update:

    Join us at the Electronic Literature Organization’s (ELO) Accessibility UnConference, Jan 18 -20, 2024. Please see the details at…. This Unconference will focus on ways to facilitate access for developing electronic literary stories, games, etc. etc. for all. We are addressing physical, mental,…[Read more]

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    Join us in celebrating the impact of N. Katherine Hayles’ NEH Summer Seminar on the field. Friday, January 5, 3:30 PM–4:45 PM Friday, Jan 4, 2019; Hyatt Regency – Columbus AB


electronic literature
born-digital media
interactive art


Post-Doctoral Study, 2002-2004, New Media and Interactive Arts; The Planetary Collegium, University of Plymouth, School of Computing Electronics and Communications

Ph.D., 1995 , Humanities; University of Texas at Dallas

M.A., 1991, Humanities; University of Texas at Dallas

Other Publications

Challenges of Born-Digital Literature: Editions, Translations, and Emulations (with Mariusz Pisarski, forthcoming Cambridge University Press)

Electronic Literature as Digital Humanities (with James O’Sullivan, 2021, Bloomsbury Press)

Traversal: The Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing (with Stuart Moulthrop, 2017, The MIT Press)

Pathfinders: Documenting the Experience of Early Digital Literature (with Stuart Moulthrop, 2015, NEH Funded,




“Improving Metadata for Better Accessibility to Scholarly Archives for Disabled and Sensory Sensitive People” (with Richard Snyder)


Upcoming Talks and Conferences

“Cripping and Digitizing: (Re)Imagining the Poetry eBook. Forthcoming at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs 2023, Seattle, WA.

Speaker. “Digital Preservation.” Forthcoming at MIX 2023. The British Library, London, UK; July 2023.

Accessibility for Everyone: Rethinking Scholarly Archives of Born-Digital Media.” Forthcoming at the Humanities  in the Digital Age: New Directions and Emerging Trends. Bengaluru, India; March 2023.


Modern Language Association (MLA)

Electronic Literature Organization (ELO, President, 2013-2019)

Society of American Archivists (SAA)

ACM Hypertext


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