Jill Walker Rettberg

Record Status: 
Short biography: 

Jill Walker Rettberg is professor of Digital Culture at the University of Bergen. Her research focus is on how we tell stories online, and she has a particular interest in social media and personal narratives. She has published several articles on early hypertext fiction, electronic literature, digital art and social media, as well as the book Blogging (Polity Press, 2008). She also co-edited an anthology of scholarship on World of Warcraft (Digital Culture, Play, and Identity, MIT Press, 2008). Jill has been blogging at jilltxt.net for a decade, and tweets as @jilltxt.

Note: Works published before 2007 under name Jill Walker.

Critical writing by this author:

Titlesort ascending Publication Type Publisher Year
Kid E-lit elektronisk litterature for barn og ungdom Anthology of creative work or online gallery 2015
International Electronic LIterature Conference panel or roundtable 2007
Identifying, Deceiving, Protecting and Hunting: What Fictional Machines and Humans Do with Machine Vision Technologies Conference paper or presentation 2021
Hypertextual Criticism: Comparative Readings of Three Web Hypertexts About Literature and Film Book (M.A. Thesis) 1998
Hypertext Fiction from 1987-1999 Conference paper or presentation 2010
Hypertext Criticism: Writing about Hypertext Article in an online journal Journal of Digital Information (JoDI) 2003
How I Was Played by Online Caroline Article or chapter in a book 2006
Hoaxes Article or chapter in a book 2014
Fiction and Interaction: How Clicking a Mouse Can Make You Part of a Fictional World Book (Ph.D. dissertation) - print 2003
Feral Hypertext: When Hypertext Literature Escapes Control Conference paper or presentation 2005
Email Novel Article or chapter in a book 2014
Electronic Literature Seen from a Distance: The Beginnings of a Field Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2012
Electronic Literature Communities Article or chapter in a book 2013
Do You Think You're Part of This? Digital Texts and the Second Person Address Article or chapter in a book Cybertext Yearbook 2000
Distributed Narrative: Telling Stories Across Networks Article or chapter in a book Peter Lang 2005
Distant Readings of a Field: Using Macroanalytic Digital Research Methods to Data Mine the ELMCIP Knowledge Base Conference panel or roundtable 2013
Digital Media Article or chapter in a book Modern Language Association (MLA) 2010
Collaborative Creativity in New Media (roundtable) Conference panel or roundtable 2014
Cavewriting Article in an online journal, Interview The Iowa Review Web 2004
Book presentation: Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves Conference paper or presentation 2014

Curator of:

Titlesort ascending City Country Date
The Emergence of Electronic Literature Bergen Norway August 20, 2013 to September 30, 2013
Full Name: 
Jill Walker Rettberg
The permanent URL of this page: 
Record posted by: 
Elisabeth Nesheim