Article Archive: News

NEW VACANCY: Post-Doctoral Research Assistant – Ambient Literature

About the role: The Post-Doctoral Research Assistant will undertake research under the guidance of Co-Investigators, Bath Spa Profs Kate Pullinger and Ian Gadd, in collaboration with the UWE-based Ambient Literature core delivery team, Dr Tom Abba, Research Fellow Amy Spencer and Principal Investigator Jon Dovey, and Birmingham University Co-I, Dr Matt Hayler. The PDRA will work… Read more »

Full Programme for Author Day Announced

FutureBook 2015 have announced the full programme for their inaugural Author Day on 30 November. With sessions focused on meaningful dialogue and discussion, and speakers addressing important issues for authors such as income, diversity and reaching new audiences, this event places authors at the centre of the contemporary publishing conversation. Author Day extends a warm welcome… Read more »

Provocare: A New Digital Story Exploring Female Agency and Violence Against Women

Recently launched, ‘Provocare’ is a multimedia verse thriller created by Meg Vann, writer; Mez Breeze, interaction designer; and Donna Hancox, research lead for Creative Industries at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). It is the first work to be commissioned and produced for ‘Queensland Writers on the International Stage’, an Arts Queensland funded programme created by… Read more »

Call for Entries: New Media Writing Prize 2015

Bournemouth University in association with if: book UK announces the sixth 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. The prize has four categories: Overall Winner, Best Student, the People’s… Read more »

Opportunities for writers at Bath Spa University

News just in! Bath Spa University are looking for three writers to join their department of Creative Writing and Publishing: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (Creative Enterprise) About the role: The appointment will have up-to-date professional knowledge of industries associated with creative writing, such as publishing, literary agencies and the relevant areas of broadcasting or digital… Read more »

Competition Call: New Artwork for MediaWall

Bath Spa University have launched a competition to create an interactive literary artwork for their MediaWall, to be launched at MIX DIGITAL 3: Writing Digital conference (2-4 July 2015).  The deadline for applications is midnight GMT on Sunday 8th March 2015 Bath Spa University will support the creation of the new artwork with two short funded residencies and… Read more »

The Writing Platform Bursary 2015: Winners Announced

“Judging this year’s Writing Platform Bursary opened my eyes to the incredible diversity of writers and technologists working in literature in the UK. It buoys the heart to know there is so much innovation, experimentation and courage in the British literary landscape.”  Tom Uglow, Director, Google Creative Lab The selected projects will put poetry into Minecraft… Read more »

Call for ‘Writing Digital’: MIX DIGITAL 3 Conference

This is a call for papers, presentations and works for exhibition for the Writing Digital: MIX DIGITAL 3 conference. The deadline for submissions is 31st January 2015. Writing  Digital: MIX DIGITAL 3 will take place from 2-4 July 2015 at Bath Spa University’s Commons Building.   Papers/presentations and workshops are invited in relation to the on-going themes… Read more »