M.D. Coverley

M.D. Coverley is the pen name for Marjorie Coverley Luesebrink. She is an American writer, scholar, and teacher. Coverley is renowned for her hypermedia fiction, and is best known for her epic hypertext novels, Califia and Egypt: The Book of Going Forth by Day. Her works incorporate text, image, animation, sound, and structure to create spatial, visual story worlds. A pioneer born-digital writer, she is part of the first generation of electronic literature authors that arose in the 1987-1997 period. Her career includes novels and short stories, scholarship, curating, editing, teaching, and publishing. She is the founding board member and past president of the Electronic Literature Organization and the first winner of the Electronic Literature Organization Career Achievement Award, which was named in her honor. (Source: Wikipedia; approved by M. Luesebrink.)