Daniela Côrtes Maduro has concluded her Master’s Degree in Anglo-American Studies at the University of Coimbra with the thesis titled A creature made of bits: Illusion and Materiality in the Hyperfiction Patchwork Girl by Shelley Jackson (2009). She held an individual doctoral grant awarded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and she has recently finished a PhD in Materialities of Literature (University of Coimbra) with the thesis Immersion and Interactivity in digital fiction (2014). She is a team member of the research project “No Problem Has a Solution: A Digital Archive of The Book of Disquiet” (University of Coimbra) and a member of the Centre for Portuguese Literature at the University of Coimbra. She is also a member of the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies, of the Electronic Literature Organization and a research associate of the Consortium on Electronic Literature (CELL). She has been collaborating with the Po.Ex. Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature and the Electronic Literature Directory. The field of digital humanities, with a particular focus on literary studies, is her main area of expertise. Her current research interests lie in the study of science fiction; storytelling and oral tradition; narratology; literary analysis; archive, preservation and curation of literature.