25 Mayhew Street
Boston, MA 02125


2023CELTA Certificate Teaching House, Boston, MA
1994Ph.D. in English University of Florida
1988M.A. in English University of Florida
1986B.A. in English University of Florida


Renaissance Mnemonics, Poststructuralism, and the Rhetoric of Hypertext Composition
(Director: Gregory L. Ulmer)



"Rhizography: Manifesto for Hypertext Composition." Proceedings From The Southern Humanities Conference.

"Old Solutions to New Problems: Looking to Renaissance Texts for Strategies of Hypertext Composition." The Politics And Processes Of Scholarly Publishing. Eds. Joseph M. Moxley and Lagretta T. Lenker. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995. 143-152.

"Students as Producers: Using the World Wide Web as Publishing House." High School Journal. 79.2 (December 1995--January 1996): 87-92.

"Sociomedia: The Transformative Power of Technology." onCue: Massachusetts Computer Using Educators. 17.1 (Winter 2007): 4-5.

"Web 2.0: Clarion Call for Change." Perspectives. (Summer 2007): 4-6.

"Straits: 8-Bit Resolution." Atopia. Number 11 (November 2007).


Dene Grigar. Rebooting Electronic Literature: Documenting Pre-Web Born Digital Literature, Vol. 4. Richard Smyth's Genetis: A Rhizography.

"Students as Producers: Deconstructive Pedagogy and Electronic (Inter)textuality." Winter 1996 (first published in On the Horizon, a juried, online publication.).

"Genetis: A Rhizography." (published in the Eastgate Quarterly Review Of Hyptertext Fall 1996).

"Violent Translations/Violent Transitions: Writing Spenser into Hypertext (A Mnemography)." (RE)Soundings. Issue 2.2 (Summer 1998).


Southern Poetry Review, Tampa Review, Kansas Quarterly, Midwest Quarterly, Wisconsin Review, Southern Florida Poetry Review, Sucarnochee Review, Caesura, Florida Review, Best Poem, poems2go, and others.

Map Yourself in Google Earth. EDCO collaborative, Waltham, MA, 2 August 2011.

Glogging for Educators. EDCO Collaborative, Waltham, MA, 20 July 2010.

Webquest Workshop. Cathedral High School, Boston, MA, October 2006.

iSafe Internet Safety Training. Cathedral High School, Boston, MA, 12 October 2005.

The Principal as Technology Leader. St. Mary's of Lynn, Lynn, MA, 21 May 2005.

"Cyber as a Second Language: Possibilities for Teaching English with the Internet." University of Nebraska--Omaha, 29-30 January 1997.

Mnemonomics: Social Networking as Collaborative Memory. EDCO Collaborative, Waltham, MA, 11 April 2008.

Teen Safety on the Internet. Cathedral High School, Boston, MA, 12 December, 2001.

Brain-Based Learning Strategies. Cathedral High School, Boston, MA, 14 June 2001.

How Cathedral High School Uses Technology. Matignon High School, Cambridge, MA, 18 May 2000.

"Writing Interactive Fiction with Twine: Multimedia Storytelling and Web Publication." MassCUE Fall Technology Conference, Foxborough, MA, 26 Oct 2018.

"Second Life: Imaging Virtual Place," Invent-L Conference 2007: Imaging Place, Gainesville, FL, 24-26 Feb 2007.

"Sociomedia: The Transformative Power of Technology," MassCUE Conference: Education for the Information Age, 16-17 Nov 2006.

"Ranger Richard in MOOSE CROSSING: Constructivist Learning Environments in Cyberspace," New England League of Middle Schools Annual Conference, Providence, RI, 23-26 Mar 1998.

"Student Collaborative Projects in Virtual Space," Building an Educational Experience Through Applications of Computer-Based Technologies, St. Paul, MN, 21-22 Nov 1996.

"Collaborative Ventures in Cyberspace: Models for Using the Internet in the Humanities," Attending to Technology, College Park, MD, 7-9 Nov 1996.

"Examples of Teaching English with the Internet," University of St. Thomas' Getting Connected Conference, St. Paul, MN, 13-14 June 1996.

Respondent to Sven Birkerts' keynote address, Back to the Classrooms of the Future, St. Paul, MN, 22 May 1996.

"Overcoming the Inertia: MOO Construction and Deconstructive Pedagogy," MAACW Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology, Fredericksburg, VA, 9-10 Feb 1996.

"Students as Producers: Deconstructive Pedagogy and Electronic (Inter)textuality," The Midcontinent Institute Conference on Teaching Innovations, Minot, ND, 9-11 Nov 1995.

Roundtable Discussion Leader: "Using Technology in a Student-Centered Fashion," The Midcontinent Institute Conference on Teaching Innovations, Minot, ND, 9-11 Nov 1995.

"Weaving The Web: Using Hypertextual Principles For Collaborative Learning," International Society for Exploring Teaching Alternatives, Bloomsberg, PA, 12-14 October 1995.

"Comics as Emblem Books: Allegory as Im/morality Play," The Second Minnesota Conference on Cultural Emblematics, Minneapolis, MN, 27-29 April 1995.

"Panel Presentation: Methods of Teaching Visual Literacy," The Second Minnesota Conference on Cultural Emblematics, Minneapolis, MN 27-29 April 1995.

Chair, "Hypercard Workshop," The Conference on College Composition and Communication, Washington D.C., 25 March 1995.

"Hypertext Writing in Renaissance Studies," The Politics and Processes of Scholarly Publishing, St. Petersburg, FL, 12 March 1994.

"Rhizography: A Manifesto for Hypertext Composition" (expanded version, multimedia performance), Second International Colloquium on the Work of Deleuze and Guattari, Durham, NC, March 1993.

"The Patriarchal Cyberpoetics of Dan Simmons' HYPERION and THE FALL OF HYPERION," The Fourteenth Annual Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, March 1993.

"Rhizography: A Manifesto for Hypertext Composition," Southern Humanities Conference, Huntsville, AL, February 1993.

"The Narrator in Spenser's PROSOPOPOIA, OR MOTHER HUBBERDS TALE," Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 1992.

"A Coffin for the Five Paragraph Theme" (a 90 minute collaborative multimedia performance), FCEA Conference, Daytona FL, January 1992.