Richard Holeton

Fiction Writer

Montara, CA 94037

Author's Bio

Richard Holeton is author of the hypertext novel Figurski at Findhorn on Acid, widely exhibited electronic and multimedia literature, and fiction, experimental poetry, or hybrid work in Indiana Review, Mississippi Review, ZYZZYVA, Vassar Review, and Forklift, Ohio, among other journals. His awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, the Brown Foundation/Dora Maar House, and the California Arts Council. A former teacher and administrator at Stanford University, where he is Assistant Vice Provost for Learning Environments, Emeritus, he lives and writes on the coast near Half Moon Bay, California. More information is available at

Publications & Prizes

8th Annual Writer's Digest Competition Collection (Writer's Digest, 2008)
The Fish Anthology 2007 (Fish Publishing, 2007)
The Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 1 (Electronic Literature Organization, 2006)
Figurski at Findhorn on Acid (Eastgate Systems, 2001)
Black Ice
Five Fingers Review
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Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy
Mississippi Review
OPEN: Journal of Arts & Letters
Tattoo Highway
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National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship (Fiction); Artists Fellowship in Fiction, California Arts Council; Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman Fellowship, MacDowell Colony; Brown Foundation Fellow/Dora Maar House Fellowship; Transatlantic Review Award/Henfield Foundation

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Orange, NJ
New Jersey
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Bellevue, WA
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Last update: Jan 24, 2020