Grand Text Auto

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.

LatinoNetarte.net

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.

Hyperliterature Exchange

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.

New Media Studies in ebr

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.

Spineless Book Award Announced

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).