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Electronic Literature Organization

To facilitate and promote the writing, publishing, and reading of literature in electronic media.

Last Build Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:17:34 +0000


Announcing the 2017 ELO Prize Winners

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:02:48 +0000

 Announcing International Awards in Electronic Literature:  The 2017 ELO Prize – Porto Portugal Literature is changing right in front of our eyes, and this year’s awards from the Electronic Literature Organization celebrate artists and scholars who are at the vanguard. At the annual conference of the Electronic Literature Organization (ELO), held this year in Porto, [...]

Research Opportunities at the ELD

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:16:41 +0000

Announcing opportunities to contribute to one of ELO’s major projects is the Electronic Literature Directory (ELD). ( The Electronic Literature Directory (ELD 2.0) is a collection of literary works, descriptions, and keywords. Both a repository of works and a critical companion to e-literature, the ELD hosts discussions that are capable of being referenced and revised [...]

MLA 2017 Readings & Performances

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 18:46:31 +0000

Join the Electronic Literature Organization for an evening of readings & performances during the Modern Language Association conference in Philadelphia, PA. The event takes place in the Connelly Auditorium (room 806) in the Terra Building at The University of the Arts, on January 5, 2017, from 8-10 p.m. Dene Grigar and Jennifer Zaylea, Emcees Performers and Works: [...]

Launching ELC3

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:14:07 +0000

ELC3 2.0   We are pleased to announce the 2.0 version of the Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 3 (ELC3). This version adds preservation and new resources to the 114 featured works. Here are four new features that should be of special interest to our community. The works are now hosted in ELO servers (whenever possible), [...]

ELO at The Kitchen — NYC – Sept. 10

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 22:35:04 +0000

If you’re in NYC (or near enough to hop a train), join us for We Have Always Been Digital, at The Kitchen.  ELO President Dene Grigar will be there with hard copies of ELC3  (announcement forthcoming) and previous collections for the first people to sign up as members. Come for a night of e-lit wonderment [...]

CFP ELO 17 (Dec 5; July 19-22, 2017)

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:07:25 +0000

ELO’17 Electronic Literature > Affiliations, Communities, Translations Hosted by UFP – University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal, July 19 – 22, 2017 Call For Papers & Works The ELO (Electronic Literature Organization) is pleased to announce its 2017 Conference and Festival, to be held from July 19-22. The Conference is hosted by University Fernando Pessoa, [...]

CFP: International Conference on Digital Media and Textuality (5 July; 3-5 Nov 2016)

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 23:08:21 +0000

CFP: International Conference on Digital Media and Textuality 3rd to 5th November 2016, Universität Bremen, Germany Conference chair: Dr. Daniela Côrtes Maduro Deadline for Submissions: 5 July 2016 Website: CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Carlos Reis, Director of the Centre for Portuguese Literature, University of Coimbra, Portugal Dene Grigar, President of the Electronic Literature Organization, Washington [...]

ELO 2016 Begins!

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 08:31:31 +0000

ELO 2016 at University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada #ELO16, #DHSI2016 Over 190 participants have arrived from around the world to Victoria, Canada for the 2016 international conference of the Electronic Literature Organization now underway,  the largest ELO conference to date. This year, the conference runs between two weeks of the Digital Humanities Summer Institute [...]

Meet ELO’s New Communication Team

Thu, 19 May 2016 14:44:04 +0000

As ELO continues to grow and develop as an organization, we have an increasing number of activities and opportunities to share with our members and the world at large.  To keep information flowing, we are expanding our communications group. Meet the new communications team! Jeneen Naji, Élika Ortega, and Mia Zamora will be joining to help [...]

Mark Sample Joins ELO Board

Tue, 17 May 2016 21:27:38 +0000

ELO is pleased to announce that Mark Sample will be joining the Board of Directors.  Mark is a well-established scholar in the field of digital humanities and is also an author of works of electronic literature, including “Takei, George, which was published in the Electronic Literature Collection, volume 3.  ELO now has a full 20-person [...]