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Electronic Literature in the Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education published a multimedia piece on electronic literature including an article (archive), a video piece, and a podcast interview with N. Katherine Hayles. Look for video link under the screenshot of the Electronic Literature Collection, and

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Curating Ambiguity

I did a short interview with Franz Thalmair about the Electronic Literature Collection, Volume One, that has just been published by the Austrian webzine CONT3XT.NET. It will also be published next week by the UK-based new media collective

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I’m Telling You I Was Framed: Interview with Simon Mills

I was recently interviewed by Simon Mills for framed, his retrospective project of interviews contextualizing digital art and writing between 1998-2004. The interview took shape in the form of several email exchanges over a period of few months. I appreciate

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The frAme: Online Journal of Culture & Technology which published new media writing, art, interviews and essays from 1995-2004, has stopped actively publishing new work, but it’s going out with a bang rather than a whimper. Simon Mills is editing

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“The Me Everybody Knows”

Stuart Moulthrop, Jill Walker, and I were quoted in an article by Stephanie Shapiro, “The Me Everybody Know” in the Modern Life section of last Sunday’s Baltimore Sun (archive). The article is a solid and intelligent survey of perspectives on

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Coover Interview on KCRW

There is a superb interview of Robert Coover available in RealAudio from KCRW’s Bookworm program. The first part of a two part interview was broadcast December 8th, and the other half will be broadcast on the 15th. The first part

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Trib Article on Control and E-Lit

I was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic, Julia Keller, for an article published in the Trib this Sunday, “Plugged-in Proust: Has e-lit come of age?” (archive). William J. Mitchell, head of the Media Arts and Sciences

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Chat with Chitra Divakaruni

Transcript of a chat with Sister of My Heart Author Chitra Divakaruni. February 22, 2000–9 P.M. EDT Scott: Welcome to the chat room, Chitra Joanna: Hi Chitra! Chitra Divakaruni: Hello everyone, I am pleased to be here with you Vev:

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Chat with Chuck Palahniuk

Transcript–Chat with Fight Club Author Chuck Palahniuk November 22, 1999–9 P.M. EDT Scott Hi Chuck, welcome to the chat room. Chuck Palahniuk Hello from Portland, Oregon Scott How is the weather out there tonight? Helen Chuck, I was given your

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Chat with Kinky Friedman

Friday Night September 24th, 1999 at 9 P.M. EDT Kinky Friedman Hello Scott Looks like Kinky Friedman has joined us. Welcome, Kinky. Kinky Friedman Thanks Glad ing yeah! Scott So where are you at geographically right now? Kinky Friedman It’s

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Interview with Bettina Drew

An Interview with Bettina Drew Bettina Drew, the author of a biography of Nelson Algren, Nelson Algren: A Life on the Wild Side, recently published Crossing the Expendable Landscape, a collection of essays on the development, or re-development, of American

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Interview with T.C. Boyle

I interviewed T.C. Boyle on November 23, 1998. The interview was originally published on the Authors site at the Mining Company. It was subsequently republished on T.C. Boyle is one of America’s most prolific contemporary authors, with seven novels

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Chat with Octavia Butler

This is a transcript of a chat that origninally took place on my Mining Company site in November 1998. Octavia E. Butler joined us here on the Contemporary Literature site on Thursday night, November 19, to discuss her latest novel,

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