August Highland                                         back to milk

Is the Director of Culture Animal. He is the originator of Hyper-Literary Fiction, Microlinear Storytelling, Next-Gen Nanopoetics, Genre-Splicing, Linguistics Engineering, Mediated Narrative Repatterning, Massive Media, Exhibition Literature, Linguistics Engineering, Visual Information Processing, V-I-R-U-S Poetry, Formal Spam, and Metapoetics Theatre. He is the founder of the Worldwide Literati Mobilization Network, the International Belles Lettres Federation and the Superheroes of Humanities. Highland's literary work has appeared in numerous print and online publications and has been translated into seven languages. He is a 2004 Pushcart Prize Nominee. More information about Highland's projects is at Culture Animal.

His poetry and visual work has appeared in such online and print journals as Nerve Lantern, XStream, Moria, VeRT, BlazeVox, Side Reality, Generator, Retort, Progetto Babele, Fieralingua, Journal 88, Square Lake, and Exquisite Corpse.

Highland also creates monumental-scale visual poetic works, some as large as 122"x122". Examples of these visual poetic works are on exhibition at
alphanumeric labs.