Mel Stanfill is assistant professor with a joint appointment in the Texts and Technology Program and the Department of English at the University of Central Florida. Stanfill’s work examines social media, whiteness, interfaces, media industries, fan studies, and queer theory, and has appeared in New Media and Society, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Cinema Journal, Exploiting Fandom: How the Media Industry Seeks to Manipulate Fans (Iowa, 2019) and A Portrait of the Auteur as Fanboy (with Anastasia Salter, Mississippi, 2020).
Leah Henrickson is a Lecturer in Digital Media at the University of Leeds. Her monograph Reading Computer-Generated Texts was published by Cambridge University Press in 2021 (https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108906463). Her research about algorithmically authored texts has also been published in such outlets as the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature, Digital Creativity, Authorship, and The Conversation. Follow Leah on Twitter @leahhenrickson.
Joseph Tabbi is Professor in the Department of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is Editor of the Electronic Book Review, a former President of the Electronic Literature Organization and his previous publications include Postmodern Sublime (1995), Cognitive Fictions (2002) and Nobody Grew But the Business: On the Life and Work of William Gaddis (2015).
Renren Yang teaches at the University of British Columbia. He works on twentieth-century and twenty-first-century Chinese literature, film, and popular culture with a focus on issues of authorship, transmediation, and hybrid genres. He is working on a book project, A Media Genealogy of Literary Fame in Modern China, which traces the changing concepts, practices, and politics of celebrity authorship throughout twentieth-century Chinese history with the ongoing shift from the print to the digital regime of letters. He also published articles on Chinese time-travel fiction and surveillance cinema in post-socialist China.
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