John Cayley won the ELO's first annual award in digital poetry in 2001 ( Most recently, he published a lengthy commentary in the Electronic Book Review called "The Code is not the Text (Unless it is the Text)". His website is

Brian Kim Stefans is the author of three books of poetry, including Free Space Comix (Roof, 1998). He edits the website Arras, devoted to new media poetry.


Read "From Byte to Inscription"
An Interview with John Cayley by Brian Kim Stefans

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Download Cayley's riverIsland. Available for Macintosh only. (14MB .sit file)


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