Article Archive: News

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 »

The Writing Platform Launches 2015 Bursary Programme

The Writing Platform launches 2015 Bursary Programme, in association with Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Writer Naomi Alderman and Google’s Tom Uglow join selection panel.   There are two bursaries available for writers and technologists to embark on exciting collaborations. Application forms and eligibility criteria are available here. The deadline for applications is 5pm GMT on Thursday 4th… Read more »

The Space Launches New Open Call For Artists

The Space together with tumblr have today announced an open call for artists. They are looking for for original, groundbreaking ideas to commission for audiences to experience on mobiles and tablets. The call is open to any artist over 18 from anywhere in the world. Winning artists will receive substantial commissioning funding, their work published on The Space online platform,… Read more »