Fall 2018 Contributors
Serge Bouchardon is currently Professor at the University of Technology of Compiegne (France), where he teaches interactive writing. His research focuses on digital creation, in particular digital literature. As an author (http://www.sergebouchardon.com/), he is interested in the way the gestures specific to the Digital contribute to the construction of meaning. His creations have been exhibited in many venues in Europe, America, Africa and the Middle East. They have been selected in various online reviews (bleuOrange, The New River, Hyperrhiz, SpringGun…).
Jason Nelson comes from Australia, but was born in Oklahoma. A creator of curious and wondrous digital poems and fictions of odd lives, Nelson builds confounding art games and all manner of curious digital creatures. He professes Net Art and Electronic Literature at Australia's Griffith University in subtropical metropolis of Brisbane. Aside from coaxing his students into breaking, playing and morphing their creativity with all manner of technologies, he exhibits widely in galleries and journals, with work featured around the globe at FILE, ACM, LEA, ISEA, SIGGRAPH, ELO and dozens of other acronyms. There are awards to list (Paris Biennale Media Poetry Prize), organizational boards he frequents (Australia Council Literature Board and the Electronic Literature Organization), and Fellowships he’s adventured into Fulbright Fellowship at the University of Bergen, Moore Fellowship at the National University of Ireland, and numerous other accolades (Webby Award, Digital Writing Prize), but in the web based realm where his work resides, Jason is most proud of the millions of visitors his artwork/digital poetry portal http://www.secrettechnology.com attracts each year.
Alan Bigelow is the recipient of the Robert Coover Award for Electronic Literature (2017); the Laureat du Prix Poesie Media, BIPVAL international Prix de Poesie Media (2011); the Judge's Prize, Opening Up Digital Fiction Writing Competition (2017); and First Runner Up, Digital Humanities Awards (2016). His work, installations, and conversations concerning digital fiction and poetry have appeared in the Library of Congress (USA), SFMOMA, La Bibliotheque Nationale de France (Paris), Turbulence.org, Rhizome.org, The National Art Center (Tokyo), Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts, FAD, VAD, FreeWaves.org, The Museum of New Art, Art Tech Media, FILE, Blackbird, Drunken Boat, IDEAS, New River Journal, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, and many other places worldwide. He is currently a Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Medaille College in Buffalo, New York, USA.
Dashiel Carrera is a Half-Argentinean writer, programmer, and musician from Massachusetts. Following his graduation from Brown University, Dashiel turned down tech recruiters from Google and Amazon to become an artist. His experimental writing, music and new media explore the intersection of language, sound, and logic. He has been published in The Los Angeles Review of Books and The Indy, released 5 records on the label 75OrLessRecords, and won awards from HackPrinceton, HackCooper, and Brown Creative Arts Council. Currently, he is an MFA candidate in fiction at Virginia Tech, and Technical Editor of The New River. You can find more from him at www.dashielcarrera.com
Dan Melling is a poet and writer of creative non-fiction originally from the UK. He is currently an MFA candidate in poetry at VT.
Christopher Wilson is an MFA candidate in poetry at Virginia Tech whose writing can be found on bar tabs and library marginalia.