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Emily Short

A Book Itself Is a Little Machine: Emily Short's Interactive Fiction (Part 2)

Illya Szilak | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Illya Szilak

Interactive fiction makes the game-like quality of language overt. In this, it shares an affinity with poetry and with political rhetoric.

A Book Itself Is a Little Machine: Emily Short's Interactive Fiction

Illya Szilak | Posted 12.30.2013 | Home
Illya Szilak

When I was first approached to write a piece about interactive fiction (IF), my first thought was of a bunch of geeky teenage boys playing text versions of Dungeons and Dragons on their computers in a moldy rec-room.