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Call for Entries: New Media Writing Prize 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 »

MIX 03: Writing Digital

Reading Time: 5 minutes Last week, we returned to Bath Spa University for the annual three-day MIX Digital Conference, held for the first time in the new Commons building on Newton Park Campus. Writing Digital: MIX Digital 3, supported by partnerships with the Digital Cultures Research Centre (DCRC), The Writing Platform, and Conducttr, gave participants the chance to catch… Read more »

MIX Digital Conference 2015: Line Up Announced

Reading Time: 3 minutes Writing Platform Bursary recipients showcase their work alongside keynote speakers writer Naomi Alderman, theorist Florian Cramer, and performers Blast Theory at this year’s Writing digital: MIX Digital Conference. Mix Digital is taking place between 2nd and 4th July 2015. The full programme is available on the MIX Digital website. Tickets can be booked via the Bath Spa… Read more »

Competition Call: New Artwork for MediaWall

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 5 minutes “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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 »

New Media Writing Prize 2014 Open for Entries

Reading Time: < 1 minute Submissions  for the 2014 prize are open from now until the 28th November (12th December is the deadline for Student submissions).  The New Media Writing Prize, now in its fourth year, showcases exciting and inventive stories that integrate a variety of formats, platforms, and digital media. The prize consists of three awards: Overall Winner  –… Read more »