Ravi Shankar is a writer and editor who has published work in such places as Poets & Writers, Time Out New York, Paris Review, and Massachusetts Review. He teaches at the University of New Haven. He is the founding editor of the online journal of the arts, Drunken Boat, and has participated in panels for the Electronic Literature Organization and Poet's House. You can read an interview with him at Jacket.

Read "NODE AND NETWORK IN LOS ANGELES: The Electronic Literature Organization's State of the Arts Symposium, 2002" a report from Los Angeles by Ravi Shankar.

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N. Katherine Hayles, Professor of English and Media Arts at the University of California, writes and teaches on the relations between science, literature, and technology. Her most recent book, How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature and Informatics, won the Rene Wellek Prize for the best book in literary theory for 1998-99. She is currently at work on two books on electronic textuality, Literature for Posthumans and Coding the Signifier: Rethinking Semiosis from the Telegraph to the Computer.

Read "Materiality Has Always Been in Play"
An Interview with N. Katherine Hayles
by Lisa Gitelman.

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