Zuzana Husárová and Nick Montfort up the ante for experimental writing by examining the category of "shuffle literature." What is shuffle literature? Simply put: books that are meant to be shuffled. Using formal reading of narrative and themes, but also a material reading of construction and production, Husárová and Montfort show that there are many writing practices and readerly strategies associated with this diverse category of literature.
Jaishree K. Odin on the hyperfiction of M.D. Coverley.
Phillippe Bootz gives an account of the longest standing web-based literary journal in France.
Translation by James Stevens
George Landow reviews Patchwork Girl by Shelley Jackson.
Adrian Miles on themes of print vs. digital, engagement vs. immersion, easy vs. difficult, and affect vs. effect, as they appear in section five of First Person.
The culmination of ebr version 2.0 (an html- and java-based Web production), the spring 1999 "gathering of threads" introduced an important component into the journal design: the thREAD that actively conducts readers among affiliated essays.
Scott Rettberg introduces 'New Media Studies': a cluster of reviews, and a term (similar in its emergence to the term 'Postmodernism').
Pattern, absence, routine, return - Dave Ciccoricco mulls the shape(s) in Michael Joyce's new paper novel, Liam's Going