Cyber|literature and Multicourses: Rescuing Electronic Literature from Infanticide


In response to Nick Montfort’s review of Cybertext, N. Katherine Hayles coins an alternative term, Cyber|literature.

Learning to Wish for More


Lance Olsen tells the story of a creative writing professor who walked.

Amato/Fleisher Too Pessimistic


In the era of English Department Cultural Studies, does the study of literature belong to the poet-professors?
Marjorie Perloff offers a view from the English Department of what CW can do.

Not Pessimistic Enough


Reflections on Creative Writing as potentially part of the tradition of the avant garde.

Reforming Creative Writing Pedagogy


Joe Amato and Kass Fleisher suggest that creative writing pedagogy, particularly as found in the typical workshop, might benefit from a major, theoretically-informed, re-visioning. Introduced by ebr managing editor (1999-2002), Kirsten Young.

Hypertext '97


John Cayley reviews the Hypertext ‘97 Conference, which brought together representatives from corporate and academic sectors.

Cultural Criticism and The Politics of Selling Out


In this feature essay from the spring of 1996, Michael Bérubé claimed that left intellectuals have little choice but to sell out, if they want to make a difference in the culture they critique.
But which way is out? And who gets to go public?

Them, Meaning Us


Former FC2 Co-publisher Curtis White defends radical fiction against Left radical intellectuals.

Stanley Fish and the Place of Criticism


Christopher Knight on Stanley Fish’s Professional Correctness.

A Third Culture


De Witt Douglas Kilgore reviews Technoscience and Cyberculture.