Kathleen Zoller is an Undergraduate Researcher in the Electronic Literature Lab led by Dene Grigar. She is majoring in DTC with a focus in animation at Washington State University Vancouver. Funded by the Summer Mini-Grant from the College of Arts and Sciences at WSU Pullman, she has spent the summer of 2019 making the site available through the ELO Repository and her open-source Scalar platform book The Progressive Dinner Party Restored.
Jennifer Ley founded Riding the Meridian in 1999, and was also featured as an artist in The Progressive Dinner Party. Ley has worked with a diverse range of media for over forty years with an interest in community building and social activism. Her poetry has been featured in websites and magazines including Salt River Review, Beehive, Poetry Magazine and Poetry Cafe, among other places.
Carolyn Guertin curated Assemblage: The Women’s Hypertext Gallery, which inspired the works featured in The Progressive Dinner Party. Guertin specializes in feminist literary avant-garde and electronic work, and has been the author of several books. Guertin has also been a member of the Electronic Literature Organization and served on the Organization’s Board of Directors.
Marjorie Coverley Luesebrink (M. D. Coverley) is a writer of hypermedia fiction and co-curator The Progressive Dinner Party. She is also a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Literature Organization and served as the Organization’s second president. Her works have been published in Cauldron and Net, Riding the Meridian, Beehive, The Iowa Review Web and more.