Selection publications and talks


Mencía M (2019)The Winnipeg: The Poem that Crossed the Atlantic, inHyperrhiz special issue “Other Codes / Cóid Eile: Digital Literature in Context”. Karhio A & Seica A. (eds.) inKarhio A. & Seica A. (eds.) Link to article.

Mencía, M. Pold, S & Portela, M. (2018) Electronic Literature Translation: Translation as Process, Experience and Mediation. Electronic Book Review. Link to article.

Mencía M. (ed) (2017) #WomenTechLit, Computing Literature book series, distributed by West Virginia University Press: Morgantown, WV. Awarded second prize for the N. Katherine Hayles Award for Criticism of Electronic Literature in 2017.

Mencía M. (2017) Transient Self-Portrait: The Data Self in #WomenTechLit, Computing Literature, West Virginia University Press.

Mencía M (2017) E-Lit Practice and Pedagogy: Interweaving Methods, Content and Technology in “Digital Media and Textuality”,
D. Cortés Maduro (ed) Transcript-Columbia University Press.


Mencía M. (2017) Gateway to the World: Data Visualisation Poetics in Volume 23, Gramma: Journal of Theory and Criticism, Digital Literary Production and the Humanities. Rapatzikou T. G. & Leonard P. (eds) (peer reviewed)


Mencía M. & Husárová Z. (eds) (2015) Repurposing in Electronic Literature, ENTER magazine, issue 16, dive buki, Slovakia.


Mencía M. (2012) Connected Memories, ELMCIP Anthology of European Electronic Literature, T. Memmott, M. Engberg, D.Prater (eds)


Mencía M.& Fletcher J. (eds) (2011) From the Page to the Screen to Augmented Reality: New Modes of Language-Driven Mediated Research, Journal of Writing in Creative Practice (Volume 4, Issue 1) <connect>


Mencía, M. (2011) Connected Memories: Contextualising creative research practice, in Mencía M. & Fletcher J. (eds), From the Page to the Screen to Augmented Reality: New Modes of Language-Driven Mediated Research, Journal of Writing in Creative Practice, 4:1, pp. 37-51, doi:10.1386/jwcp.4.1.37_1 <connect>


Mencía M, (2011) New Media ArtPoetry: A Reflection on Practice, Naples: Atelier Multimediale edizione.


Mencía M. (2009) Another Kind of Language in Artists with PhDs: On the New Doctoral Degree in Studio Art, ed. J Elkins. New Academia Publishing, USA.


Mencía M. (Sept. 2006) Birds Singing Other Birds' Songs, First volume of the Electronic Literature Collection, K. Hayles, N. Montfort, S. Rettberg, S. Strickland eds. The Electronic Literature Organization, UCLA Department of English, Los Angeles. <connect>


Mencía, M. (2003) From Visual Poetry to Digital Art: Image-Sound-Text Convergent Media and the Development of New Media Languages Ph.D. thesis, London, Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Art, London.




Nov 2017     Literature in the Digital Era, International Week, Colombian post-conflict society, Santiago de Cali University, Colombia;

Nov 2017     Social Digital Poetics, International Week, Colombian post-conflict society, Santiago de Cali University, Colombia;

Oct 2017      Translation and Poetry, Cambridge Conversations in Translation, Cambridge University, UK;

May 2017     Other Codes conference, National University of Ireland, Galway;

Nov 2016     Digital Media and Textuality, Gästehaus Universität, Bremen, Germany;

April 2016    LitArt: Poéticas Digitales at Paraules Pixelades, Centre Arts Santa Mónica, Barcelona, Spain;


Nov 2015  Digital Cultures: Code-Visual Poetics, Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures, University of Leeds, UK;

Jan 2015 El espacio de la literatura en la era technológica, UCA, University of Cádiz, Spain;


Jan 2015  Language-Art, Awards ceremony, New Media Writing Price 2014, Bournemouth University, UK;

2014  Language-Art Digital Poetics: An exploration of digital textualities in the production of artistic research. Third Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Literature, Gotenburg, Sweden;


2013  Invited Speaker, Women Shift Digital, A Conference to Celebrate Women in Digital Careers, Body>Data>Space>Canary Warf, London, UK;


June 2013 Chair of E-Poetry 2013 Conference and Festival, Kingston University, UK;

June 2013 Chair Pedagogic Colloquium, Kingston University, UK;

June 2013 Chair Code Interactive #1 Kingston University & Watermans Art Centre, UK;


April 2013   Digital Poetics, NUIM Digital Arts Showcase, Hosted by the Centre for Media Studies and the Digital Arts Research Cluster National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland;


June 2012 ReadWrite Digital Textualities: Searching for New Languages, MIX: A Conference Exploring Transmedia Writing & Digital Creativity, Bath Spa University, UK;


2011 Open meaning in digital writing. Open Media Research Seminar series, Coventry University, UK; <listent to podcast>


June 2010, convener of roundtable: From the Page to the Screen to Augmented Reality: new Modes of Language-Driven Mediated Research, Kingston University, UK; <connect> <video> <Prof. David Jay Bolter>


Sep 2009     key e-poet, opening of the e-poetry Barcelona University, Hermeneia research group, Spain;


Sep 2008     key e-poet, performance of accidental meaning, generative poems electronic literature in Europe, university of Bergen, Norway.


Selection: reviews, critiques, articles


Borrás L. (2010) From ‘words, words, words’ to ‘birds, birds, birds’. Literature between the representation and the presentation: where imagination and reflection still in Mencía M. & Fletcher J. (eds), From the Page to the Screen to Augmented Reality: New Modes of Language-Driven Mediated Research, Journal of Writing in Creative Practice, 4:1.

Borràs, L. and Di Rosario, G., Pixelated Words. Literature in the Digital Age, Barcelona: Institució de les Lletres Catalanes Press, 2017, p. 372, ISBN: 978-84-393-9581-2 (the volume is in English, Catalan, and Spanish).

Di Rosario, G. Gender as Patterns. Unfixed Forms in Electronic Poetry, in M. Mencía Women#TechLit, Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2017 pp. 267-284.

Di Rosario, G. Electronic Poetry. Understanding Poetry in the Digital Environment, Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä Press, 2011 p. 327.
Flores L. (2019) Third generation Electronic Literature, Hyperrhiz, online Peer-reviewed.

Florenchie, A. (2019) Viaje en la transliteratura con El Winnipeg, el barco de la esperanza de María Mencía, in Transmedialidades en la literatura hispanoamericana, M. Audran & G. Schmitter (ed.), América, no. 52, online journal.

Florenchie A, (2018, 25-26 Oct) El Winnipeg: el poema que cruzó el Atlántico de María Mencía o la construcción digital la memoria del exilio republicano. Conference "A vueltas con el retorno", Instituto Cervantes/Universidad Bordeaux-Montaigne.

Hayles N. Katherine, (2012) María Mencía: Transforming The Relation between sound and mark in Between Page and Screen, Remaking Literature Through Cinema and Cyberspace. K.Brillenberg (ed.), Fordham University Press.

Hayles N. Katherine, (2008) Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary (Ward-Phillips Lectures in English Language & Literature), University of Notre Dame Press.

Hayles N. Katherine, (2007) Intermediation: The Pursuit of a Vision New Literary History, Volume 38, N 1, Winter 2007, pp. 99-125

Hayles N. Katherine, (Oct 2006) discusses work at Tate Modern, e-eye: art and poetry between the electronic and the visual. The Dynamics of Appearance.

Huizar A (2016) The Coding and Decoding of Subjectivity in Generative Poems 2016 Electronic Literature Organization Conference, University of Victoria, Canada.

Huizar A. (2017) Poetic Tweets from the Avant-Garde to Digital Literature.”#WomenTechLit, Mencía M (ed). Computing Literature book series, distributed by West Virginia University Press: Morgantown, WV. (pp.313-324)

Huizar A. (2013) The Two Marías, Pioneering E-Poets: From the Anipoems of Ana Maria Uribe to the Generative Poetics of Maria Mencía. In Poetry versus Philosophy: Life, Artifact and Theory Conference. Texas A&M University.

Huizar A. (2014) Unlikely Encounter: Huidobro's Altazorand Maria Mencia's ‘Birds Singing Other Birds' Songs’. INTENSIVE-E-Poetry Conference U of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez.

Funkhouser C. T. (2007) Prehistoric Digital Poetry, Archeology of Forms, 1959-1995, Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press.

Meza N. (Leeds Univ) 2018, The Winnipeg: TPCA: The City and the Sea: Archetypal Settings in Lain American Electronic Literature in Women in Spanish and Portuguese Studies. UoL, London, UK.Morris A. & Swiss T. (eds) (2006) New Media Poetics: Contexts, Technotexts, and Theories, Cambridge, Mass.; London: MIT Press.

Miñana Luisa, 14 June 2018, Review about my work “El Winnipeg, el barco de la esperanza”, Published in Artes & Letras -Heraldo de Aragón (main newspaper in Spain).

Morales Sánchez, M.I. (2018) Leer literatura en la era digital, in Palabra Clave (La Plata), 7(2), e049

Raley R. (2011) Another Kind of Global English, The Minnesota Review, a journal of creative and critical writing, issue 78.

Rettberg S. (2008) Dada Redux: Elements of Dadaist Practice in Contemporary Electronic Literature, in Fibre Culture, Issue 11-digital arts and culture (dac) conference (Perth issue).

Rettberg S. (2018), Electronic Literature, Polity Press, Medford, USA.

Shackelford L. (2014) Migrating Modes: Multimodality in E-Poetics as Another Kind of Language in Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature, Vol.47 No.4.

Strehovec J. (2010) Alphabet on the Move, in Reading Moving Letters, Simanowski et. al (eds) Bielefeld : Transcript Verlag.

Wright T. (April-May 2007 issue) Word magic: the how of reading. On the electronic literature collection, in Realtime 78 magazine.<link>