John G. McDaid is a media theorist and award-winning writer. A graduate of Clarion 1993, he sold his first short story, the Sturgeon Award-winning "Jigoku no mokushiroku" to Asimov's in 1995. His story "The Ashbazu Effect," from the alternate-history anthology ReVisions was a finalist for the 2005 Sidewise Award. Hist most recent publication, "Keyboard Practice," from the January, 2005 Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction appears on the 2006 preliminary NebulaÂ® ballot. He wrote one of the first hypertext novels, Uncle Buddy's Phantom Funhouse, (Eastgate Systems) a New Media Invision Award finalist, in 1993, and has spoken on digital narrative at dozens of colleges and conferences. He is happy speak about media, science fiction, and web technology, and fees are sliding scale, depending on venue and travel. He lives in Portsmouth, RI, where he is webmaster for a management consulting firm.
Science Fiction: Film & Television, Science Fiction: General, Science Fiction: Writing, Technology: Information Age