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CALL FOR POETRY FILMS @ MIX 2017

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MIX 2017: REVOLUTIONS, REGENERATIONS, REFLECTIONS BATH SPA UNIVERSITY, NEWTON PARK CAMPUS. 10-12 JULY 2017 www.mixconference.org After the success of the last three MIX conferences, MIX 2017 returns to Bath Spa University’s Newton Park Campus. Bath Spa University is the UK’s foremost provider of creative writing programmes at undergraduate, masters and PhD level and MIX is… Read more »

New Media Writing Prize 2016 open for entries

Bournemouth University in association with if: book UK announces the seventh annual New Media Writing Prize, now open for entries. The competition encourages writers working with digital media to showcase their skills. It also aims to provoke discussion and raise awareness of new-media storytelling. There are five awards: Best New Media Writing, Best Student, The… Read more »

UK’s first ‘popular’ digital fiction writing competition launched

The first ever UK competition to find the best new examples of popular digital fiction has been launched by Sheffield Hallam University and Bangor University. The Opening Up Digital Fiction Writing Competition, run by Sheffield Hallam University and Bangor University, and part of the AHRC-funded Reading Digital Fiction project, is inviting entries from people across… Read more »

What Right to Write These People?

Heather Sharfeddin

The interior northwestern United States is remote: impenetrable mountains, untamed rivers, and disorienting prairies paired with unpredictable and extreme weather. Once an intricate patchwork of territories occupied by Nez Perce, Salish, Blackfeet, Pend O’Reille, and Sioux, the region has undergone a post-colonial identity shift to that of ranching and hydropower, agriculture and wilderness playground. In… Read more »