The June 2003 issue of Ygdrasil, A Journal of the Poetic Arts, is now available and features the poetry of Oswald Le Winter, winner of the 1997 International Rilke Prize for Poetry.
After serving on the ELO Board of Directors for several years, Mark Bernstein and Gene DeRose have resigned. Everyone involved in ELO thanks Mark and Gene for their support and guidance.
Grand Text Auto is a new group blog created by Michael Mateas, Nick Montfort, Stuart Moulthrop, Andrew Stern and Noah Wardrip-Fruin. It is about various forms of computer generated works, including interactive fiction, netart, electronic poetry, digital fiction, games, and shared virtual environments.
Ygdrasil, A Journal of the Poetic Arts, will enter its 11th year of publication with this month’s issue.
JavaMuseum is proud to launch LatinoNetarte.net, the last show in the “2nd of Java series.” LatinoNetarte.net features netart created by 48 artists from Latin American countries, Spain and Portugal.
Edward Picot has plans to set up a Hyperliterature Exchange. Anyone publishing hyperliterature in a tangible format, such as on a CD, and would be interested in a listing on the Exchange may contact him for full details. Click here to see how the Exchange would function. To qualify for the Exchange, each work must have an ISBN, be registered with Book Data, and the publisher must be registered for UK rights.
This month’s issue of Ygdrasil, A Journal of the Poetic Arts features new poems by Michael Collings and Jack R. Wesdorp.
Electronic Book Review takes a look at New Media Studies in our changing times. Writings include Scott Rettberg’s introduction, New Media Studies, and the following reviews: Matthew G. Kirschenbaum on Noah Wardrip-Fruin & Nick Montfort’s The New Media Reader, Raine Koskimaa on N. Katherine Hayles’ Writing Machines, Chris Funkhouser on Stephanie Strickland’s V: WaveSon.nets/Losing L’una, Scott Rettberg on David Weinberger’s Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web, and Rob Wittig on Justin Hall’s links.net.
Katherine Haylesâ€™ Writing Machines has won the Susanne E. Langer Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Symbolic Form. The award will be presented by the Media Ecology Association at its annual meeting in June.
Friday February 21st is the 100th birthday of Raymond Queneau, cofounder of the writing circle Oulipo and author of “One Hundred Thousand Billion Sonnets” and “A Story as You Like It,” arguably two of the earliest multicursal (hyper)texts. In his honor, Spineless Books presents the Fitzpatrick-O’Dinn Award for the Best Book Length Work of Constrained English Literatur. Submissions accepted for works designed for electronic environments or print, as well as computer-assisted writing (whether explicitly labeled as such or not).