About The NEXT

Visualize What's Inside

Interactive 3D models, videos, GIFs & video recordings, & graphical representations of data assist visitors with experiencing The NEXT.

To facilitate and promote the writing, publishing, & reading of literature in electronic media by making born-digital literary works & its scholarship accessible to the public for years to come.

A 3D model of the Lady Nii brooch handmade by artist Sarah Smith for her work King of Space.

OUR MISSION


The mission of ELO's The NEXT is to facilitate and promote the writing, publishing, and reading of literature in electronic media. It seeks to achieve this mission by making born-digital literary works and the scholarship about them accessible to the public for years to come.

PEOPLE


Many people contribute to the development and maintenance of The NEXT, from Electronic Literature Organization's Board of Directors; scholars & artists involved in the field of born-digital literature & the Electronic Literature Lab; and designers, developers, & content and social media specialists at Washington State University Vancouver.

SPONSORS


The NEXT was seeded by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. It is sustained through memberships in the Electronic Literature Organization and receives ongoing support from Washington State University Vancouver, the Electronic Literature Lab, and the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab at the University of Victoria.

DONATE


You can donate to The NEXT by gifting born-digital literary works & scholarship about it, volunteering to help maintain the collections, or providing funding for it.