Wordsmith is a worldwide online community of people who share a love for words,
wordplay, language, and literature. They hail from more than 170 countries,
from Australia to Zimbabwe and almost all other places in between.
Wordsmith was founded in 1994 by Anu Garg, while
a graduate student in computer science. For more details see the news stories and TV/Radio.
- Anu Garg, Founder
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- Todd J. Derr, System Wizard
Todd knows exactly what incantations to use at what time of the day to tame Linux. He manages the care and feeding of our server and keeps it running smoothly (thus providing an exception to Murphy's Law).
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- Stuti Garg, Orthoepist
Stuti's is the mellifluous voice in the audio clips of the pronunciation of words in AWAD. She has been the manager since Feb 1996.
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- Eric Shackle, Copy Editor
Eric is a retired Australian journalist whose hobby is searching the Internet and writing about it. He is a feature writer for Open Writing.
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- Christy Cox, Coordinator
Christy wears several hats. She handles reader relations, coordinates events with libraries, bookstores, among others.
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- Jane Merryman, Copy Editor
Jane is a stickler for capital letters and commas in all the right places.
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