Armstrong is a founding editor of low fidelity press (www.lofipress.com).† He lives in brooklyn with his wife and daughter.† He is also in an indie rock band called 13ghosts (www.13ghostmusic.com).† His poems have appeared in clackamas literary review, sarah lawrence review, reinventingtheworld.com, and various cocktail napkins throughout the tri-state area.
Nick Chiarella studies at the Graduate Institute ofSt. John's College in Santa Fe. He has previouslypublished work in The Penguin Review. He runs in hisspare time.
William Gillespie lives and teaches in Saint Louis. His most recent book is Letter to Lamont (Spineless Books, 2005).He and Nick Montfort have collaborated to write 2002: A Palindrome Story (Spineless Books, 2002), Trade Names†† (Spineless Books, 2001), and The Ed Report (2000).
Jeremy Gregerson is a poet and was an MFA student at the University of Michigan when he wrote Latent Symmetry.
Ernest Hilbert's poetry has appeared in The New Republic, AmericanPoet (Academy of American Poets), The Boston Review, LIT, Pleiades,McSweeney's, The New Formalist, The American Scholar, Verse, Fence,and Volt. He is also the editor of NC, an annual journal of newwriting. Hilbert received his doctorate in English Literature fromOxford University, where he earlier completed a Master's Degree andfounded the Oxford Quarterly. As a librettist, he is a frequentcollaborator with the composer Daniel Felsenfeld. Their operas, songcycles, and oratorios have been performed over the past several yearsin New York City, both uptown and down. He is an agent at Bauman RareBooks, the largest antiquarian and first edition book dealer in NorthAmerica.
Nick Montfort lives in Philadelphia and writes a variety of strange things for machines and people. His more sizable works include Book and Volume (an interactive fiction, Auto Mata, 2005), Implementation (a novel on stickers, written with Scott Rettberg, 2004), Twisty Little Passages: An Approach to Interactive Fiction (a traditional codex, MIT Press, 2003), and The New Media Reader (a book and CD-ROM, edited with Noah Wardrip-Fruin, MIT Press, 2003).† ††
Michael Moreth lives with his wife, Helene, five birds, and a dog in a suburb of Chicago. † He is an amateur radio operator with the callsign of †N9OGC.
Jason Nelson is a displaced Oklahoman living in the jungle lands of Australia. Go see his world:† www.secrettechnology.com
Michael Rerick works in Tucson, AZ at the UofA Poetry Center and likes the fact that itís winter and he can walk to work in short sleeves. Poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Cue, Diagram, Exquisite Corpse, Fence, Shampoo, Word for/Word, and Words on Walls.
Jason Ockert was born in Indiana, raised in Florida, and now resides in New York.† In 1999, he won the Atlantic Monthly Fiction Contest, and in 2002 he received the Mary Roberts Rinehart National Fiction Award.† Jason's stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Black Warrior Review, CutBank, and elsewhere.† His first collection of short stories, Rabbit Punches, will be released by LoFi press on April Fool's Day, 2006.†
Tobin O'Donnell is a founding editor at Low Fidelity Press. He lives in San Francisco.
Jay Semerad, who was a Performing Arts Technology major at U of M, recorded Latent Symmetry and set it to music - visuals were also added for several live performances of the piece in the winter of 2001. Jay has since started Red Leader Audio, and continues his work in digital media.