Electric Literature: 'Some Contemporary Characters'

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Electric Literature embraces digital media in publishing and produces web videos inspired by the short stories in its magazine. Here, artist Adam Thompson brings a single sentence from  Rick Moody's short story "Some Contemporary Characters" to life. Moody originally published the story on Twitter,  in the form of 153 tweets. 

"Some Contemporary Characters"  is available in Electric Literature's bookstore in print and digital editions. 

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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