The Gallery of creative works and papers accepted for the ELO Symposium is now online. Access the analytical papers and creative works that were exbhibited in the Gallery from your own computer.
Matthew Mirapaul’s New York Times column today focuses on two of the most interesting new hypertext releases of the summer – Judd Morrisey’s “The Jew’s Daughter,” which uses Flash to build a shifiting hypertext narrative via mousever links, and “aspergillum gently,” a a multimedia adaptation of “Pedro PÃ¡ramo,” an existentialist 1955 novel by the Mexican author Juan Rulfo constructed by New York artist Isabel Chang.
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on the Electronic Poetry Center at SUNY-Buffalo, led by ELO Literary Advisor Loss Glazier. The Chronicle covers the amazing reach of the site, which logs more than 10 million visits a year, and the nature of the art at EPC, which includes a wide variety of approaches to poetry designed for the electronic media.
An LA Times article describes ELO’s first reading event, held this May at the home of Richard Bangs in Redmond, WA. The article includes interviews with e-lit authors and critics including Robert Coover, M.D. Coverley, Katherine Hayles, Shelley Jackson, Dirk Stratton and Rob Wittig. LA Times writer Kim Murphy focuses the piece on the artistic and economic implications of electronic lit. (Abstract available, article can be purchsed for $2.95)
[Link updated April 2005; the article was removed from the Web]
The July/August issue of Book magazine offers a well-balanced survey of the field of electronic publishing, from Project Gutenberg to the latest in e-book and E-ink technology.
The article, by Rob Brookman, offers the insights of both authors and technologists. When asked if he’d be interested in exploring the interactive and hypertextual potential of e-books, Mark Danielewski, the author of the innovative novel House of Leaves, says he’d “rather give House of Leaves to a computer guy and see what he came up with.”
The Electronic Literature Organization today announced the formation of an international Board of Literary Advisors. ELO’s literary advisors include leading writers, critics, editors and publishers from the worlds of electronic and print literature. This group of thought leaders will help to advance the discourse of electronic literature, help plan ELO’s 2001 Future of Publishing Conference, and will judge the ELO Electronic Literature Prizes. We are grateful to this esteemed group for choosing to support our endeavors:
Jay David Bolter
Jane Yellowlees Douglas
Loss Pequeno Glazier
Susana Pajares Tosca