Samantha Gorman is a writer, scholar and media artist who composes for the intersection of text, cinema and digital culture. Her work addresses contemporary reading and writing practices and how these practices impact culture in an increasingly automated world. Current work includes the cinematic novella PRY: conceived as a re-imagining of the e-Book (forthcoming for ipad). Samantha holds an MFA/B.A. from Brown University in Literary Arts – Digital Language Arts and a B.A. in Digital Performance Practices. She has taught courses in Digitally Mediated Performance, Digital Literature and Literature Foundation at the Rhode Island School of Design. Samantha currently lives in L.A. where she is a Ph.D. candidate in the interdivisional Media Arts + Practice (iMAP) program at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.