Marjorie Coverley Luesebrink is an author of hypermedia fiction under the pseudonym of M.D. Coverley. She is part of the first generation of electronic literature authors that arose in the 1987–1997 period and is a founding board member of the Electronic Literature Organization. Luesebrink currently lives in Newport Beach, California . She is a retired teacher from Irvine Valley College, in Irvine California, She worked in the School of Humanities from 1979-2012. Luesebrink, was born in 1943. Her parents are Jack and Alice Coverley, She earrned a B.A. from the University of California, Berkley in 1965 and a M.F.A. from University of California, Irvine in 1975. Luesebrink is best known for her long narratives Califia (2000) and Egypt: The Book of Going Forth by Day (2006).