Richard Holeton is Head of Residential Computing at Stanford, where he formerly taught writing for eleven years while also conducting research in student computer-mediated communication. He is the author of the hypertext novel Figurski at Findhorn on Acid (Eastgate Systems 2001, CD-ROM), and his print fiction has appeared in Black Ice, Five Fingers Review, and other literary journals. He is the recipient of an Artists Fellowship from the California Arts Council and of the Transatlantic Review Award from the Henfield Foundation. His textbooks for writing courses include the anthology Composing Cyberspace: Identity, Community, and Knowledge in the Electronic Age (McGraw-Hill, 1998).