Talan Memmott

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Talan Memmott is a hypermedia writer/artist originally from San Francisco California. He is the Creative Director and Editor of the online hypermedia literary journal BeeHive. His work Lexia to Perplexia has won numerous awards and is one of the primary subjects of N. Katherine Hayles' Writing Machines. His hypermedia work is generally web-based and freely accessible on the Internet. Memmott is Assistant Professor of New Media in the Teledramatic Arts and Technology Department at California State University Monterey Bay and has taught new media and electronic writing at Blekinge Tekniska Högskola in Karlskrona Sweden, University of Colorado Boulder, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Rhode Island School of Design. He holds an MFA in Literary Arts/Electronic Writing from Brown University.