Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future, edited by Ed Finn and Kathryn Cramer, William Morrow, September 2014.

Culture Boxes: Reading and Writing in the Age of the Algorithm (in progress)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

“Revenge of the Nerd: Junot Díaz and the Networks of American Literary Imagination.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 7.1, Summer 2013.

“Becoming Yourself: David Foster Wallace and the Afterlife of Reception.” The Legacy of David Foster Wallace: Critical and Creative Assessments, eds. Lee Konstantinou and Samuel Cohen, University of Iowa Press, 2012.

A modified version of the above has also been published as:

“Becoming Yourself: The Afterlife of Reception.” Pamphlets of the Stanford Literary Lab #3. September 15, 2011.

“New Literary Cultures: Mapping the Digital Networks of Toni Morrison” From Codex to Hypertext: Reading at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century, ed. Anouk Lang, University of Massachusetts Press, 2012.

Digital images from the chapter:
9.1 – 9.3 (Combined)


Selected Articles in Popular Media

“What if Computers Know You Better Than You Know Yourself?” Slate. March 4, 2014.

“Thought Experiments: Dreaming Up a Center for Science and the Imagination.” Asimov’s Science Fiction. October-November 2013.

“The Word E-Book Should Be Replaced With CodeX” (with Joey Eschrich). Slate. October 17, 2013.

“The Spark of Imagination.” Huffington Post. June 14, 2013.

“Guest Editorial: Celebrate National Science Fiction Day by Learning to Live in the Future.” Asimov’s Science Fiction. June 2013.

“Celebrate National Science Fiction Day by Learning to Live in the Future.” Slate. January 2, 2013.

“American Dreamers: Sharing the Fire.” American Dreamers. Make Sharp Stuff. November 26, 2012.

“The Man with the Personalized Gun.” (with Dave Guston). Slate. November 14, 2012.

“Introducing the Center for Science and the Imagination.” Huffington Post. September 25, 2012.

“What is Science Fiction Good For?” Huffington Post June 4, 2012.

“Putting Science in the Movies: A Conversation with Contagion’s Scott Z. Burns.” Slate 2 April 2012.

“Keeping It Real in Sci-Fi.” Slate 2 Dec. 2011.

“The Long Now.” Stanford Arcade 12 Sep. 2011.

Curriculum Vita

A complete list of publications is available in my CV.