Mark Marino


Mark C. Marino holds an MFA from Notre Dame and a Ph.D. from UC Riverside, where he focused on chatbots, electronic literature, games, and other new media. Along with his critical work, he has written electronic narratives including “Marginalia in the Library of Babel” featured in The New River Journal and his machinima, “22 Short Films about Grammar.” He blogs about educational technology and digital character art at Writer Response Theory ( He is also the founder and editor of the new media satire site Bunk Magazine ( Currently, he teaches writing at the University of Southern California and is the Director of Communication for the Electronic Literature Organization ( His latest work "a show of hands" is an adaptive hypertext novella. (portfolio:

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