Article Archive: News

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 »

Jason Nelson announced as Digital Writer in Residence at The Cube, QUT

Reading Time: < 1 minute Queensland University of Technology and the Australia Council for the Arts Literature Board have announced Jason Nelson as the second Digital Writer in Residence at The Cube. The Cube is one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces, and is part of the Science and Engineering Centre at Queensland University of Technology. The Digital Writing Residency offers… Read more »

PoetryFilm Open Call for Submissions

Reading Time: < 1 minute PoetryFilm, launched in 2002 by Malgorzata Kitowski, celebrates films based on poems, poems turned into films, collaborations, text-based films, and other avant-garde text/image/sound  material. It is  inviting submissions for a forthcoming series. All themes and topics are welcome. There are also a number of specific themed events coming so work exploring these topics is particularly… Read more »

Scholarships announced for Vancouver Digital Pathways Summer School

Reading Time: < 1 minute Digital Pathways workshop are offering a limited number of scholarships for the: Pathways: Creating Digital Fiction with Kate Pullinger workshops  June 9 – 13 2014  The Writing Platform editor and award-winning author and digital fiction pioneer Kate Pullinger will be running a Digital Pathways summer school in Vancouver this June; a week-long immersive writing/authoring workshop, aimed at writers who… Read more »

Australia Council for the Arts Digital Writing Residency Opportunity

The Writing Platform

Reading Time: < 1 minute Applications for the Cube Production Residency Program are now open to writers with experience in delivering high-quality literary programs whose practice intersects digital media, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). The Cube is one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces, and is part of the Science and Engineering Centre at Queensland University of… Read more »

Self-publishing platform CompletelyNovel announce collaboration with Greene & Heaton Literary Agency

Reading Time: < 1 minute CompletelyNovel and Greene & Heaton Literary Agency, who took part in The Writing Platform fair and conference last September, have joined forces to give self-published authors the opportunity to be considered by an agent. Each month, details of the most popular self-published titles on a Plus or Pro publishing plan at CompletelyNovel will be sent… Read more »

News: New Partnerships for The Writing Platform

Reading Time: 4 minutes You can download the press release as a PDF here: QUT and BSU partner with The Writing Platform Queensland University of Technology invests in The Writing Platform and Bath Spa University extends its support in 2014  Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has invested in UK project The Writing Platform, becoming its official Australian partner. It joins… Read more »