Ian Ward's email:
first name at this domain
wardi on OFTC, freenode and github
I'll be giving a introductory-level presentation on Urwid at the Python Malaysia February Meetup in two weeks. I'm covering the basics with a short presentation and there should be plenty of time for questions or digging in deeper on any aspect.
[Update 2012-02-04]: Slides now available
[Update 2012-02-06 added some photos]