ELO Electronic Literature Organization

The Winners!

Fiction short list:
Paul Chan
Shelley Jackson
Talan Memmott
Noah Wardrip-Fruin
judge's comments

Poetry short list


Judging criteria

2001 Awards Ceremony



These Waves of Girls
by Caitlin Fisher


"These Waves of Girls" is a hypermedia novella exploring memory, girlhoods, cruelty, childhood play and sexuality. The piece is composed as a series of small stories, artifacts, interconnections and meditations from the point of view of a four year old, a ten-year old, a twenty year old...

The work is readable on the web at yorku.ca/caitlin/waves and requires the current Flash plug-in.

Caitlin Fisher
Caitlin Fisher

Caitlin Fisher recently completed a hypertextual dissertation in Social and Political Thought and is currently an Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Cultural Studies at York University, Toronto. Fisher is a founding editor of j_spot, the Journal of Social and Political Thought and a member of the Public Access art collective. She writes with the 'Stern Writing Mistresses' in Toronto.


ELO acknowledges the support of our global sponsor, the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation for their generous support of the Electronic Literature Directory project. We also thank our hosts at UCLA: the Center for Digital Humanities, the English Department, the Design| Media Arts Department, the School of the Arts and Architecture, and SINAPSE. We thank also the Illinois Humanities Council and the Illinois Arts Council, who supported the 2001-2002 Interactions program, 2001 Awards and founding sponsor ZDNet and founding sponsor NBCi.