Author: Rob Swigart
Rob Swigart has been a journalist, a research affiliate at the Institute for the Future, a technical writer for Apple Computer, designer and writer of several computer games, secretary of the board of the Electronic Literature Organization, and is the author of nine novels, the latest of which is Xibalba Gate, A Novel of the Classic Maya. An interactive novel, Portal, was published in 1986 on computer disk and two years later in 'hard copy'. He has published electronic literary fiction both on CDROM (Down Time, Eastgate Systems) and on the web. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Stanford Archaeology Center.