MD Coverley


We are honoring this artist with a retrospective of her work at the WVU Downtown Library.  The work featured on this page will be on exhibit along with many others at the library.

MD Coverley is the pen name for Marjorie Coverley Luesebrink.  Her full-length novel, Califia (2000), is available on CD-ROM from Eastgate Systems.  Her novel, Egypt: The Book of Going Forth by Day, was published in 2006.  A selection of Web hypermedia short stories, Fingerprints on Digital Glass, is available on her website.  Coverley's current work-in-progress is *Tin Towns and Other Excel Fictions*, a series of narratives constructed with spreadsheets.

Coverley's web short stories and essays have appeared in The Iowa Review Web, BeeHive, Artifacts, Cauldron & Net, The Blue Moon Review, Riding the Meridian, Salt Hill, New River, Currents in Electronic Literacy, Bunk, Poems That Go, Enterzone, The Salt River Review, Aileron, Blast 5 (Alt X Publications), Room Without Walls, and frAme.  She also produced the online and real time collaborative drama, “M is for Nottingham?” for the 2002 trAce Incubation Convention.  She is a board member of the Electronic Literature Organization.

You can learn more about her work at

Works featured in her retrospective exhibit include:

“Fingerprints on Digital Glass”


“Fibonacci’s Daughter” (2000) home site

New River:


“Afterimage” (2001)


“Tide-Land” (2000) home site


“Eclipse Louisiana” (2000)

“Endless Suburbs” (1999) home site
Published in Iowa Review Web, October 1999

“Accounts of the Glass Sky” (2002)

“The Errand Upon Which We Came” (2001) home site

Published in Caldron & Net, Spring 2001

“Tumblers, or Mother is an Irregular Verb” (2001) home site

Published: Riding the Meridian, Winter 2001

“Jumpin' at the Diner” (2000) home site
Published:  Riding the Meridian, 1999.

“The Progressive Dinner Party”  (2001)

“The Personalization of Complexity” (2001) home site
Published:  frAme, 2001.

“The Mirror of Simple Annihilated Souls” (2001)


“Egypt:  The Book of Going Forth by Day,”

by MD Coverley

(Not available online)