Electronic Literature

Loss Pequeño Glazier

Glazier is a poet working in programmable and networked media as well as a critic; he is also founder and Director of the Electronic Poetry Center, State University of New York at Buffalo, where he is on the faculty. The Electronic Poetry Center has been widely recognized as a major resource for innovative and digital poetry; it is listed in the PMLA and has twice been selected as the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Internet site for the day. Glazier has authored several print books, including Anatman, Pumpkin Seed, Algorithm (2003), and Digital Poetics (2002). In addition to essays and published poems, he has created numerous kinetic works and online projects, including sound compositions, hypertexts, and CD-ROM publications. Recent work includes “Viz Ětudes,” kinetic and visual works for projection and performance that include moving text, embedded sound files, and layered text, and “White-Faced Bromeliads on 20 Hectares,” an algorithmic visual-verbal work programmed in JavaScript that generates new text every ten seconds. Glazier has published several essays, including most recently “Code as Language” (Leonardo), “Code, Cod, Ode (dichtung-digital), “In Foo the Light” (NMediac), and “Poetics of Dynamic Texts” (dichtung-digital). He has been instrumental in organizing E-Poetry Festivals, with international participation.