Articles by Gemma Seltzer

Funding opportunities for digital writers through Arts Council England

Gemma Seltzer

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Writing Platform has partnered with Arts Council England to run an advice session about funding for digital writers. The event is taking place on Wednesday 8th April, 6.30pm – 8.30pm at Arts Council’s London offices 21 Bloomsbury street, London, WC1B 3HF Places are free but limited to 20. To book your place email Charlotte Aston on… Read more »

Live Writing Series

Gemma Seltzer

Reading Time: 3 minutes Someone suggests a theme – perhaps the way a person’s tone shifts when talking about a loved one – and Daljit Nagra instantly writes a poem, keystroke by keystroke. the warmth o- f a blush on his eve- r so lightly altered voice The words appear on two large projector screens in the Royal Festival… Read more »

Live Writing: Where Writing Meets Performance

Gemma Seltzer

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last year David Varela wrote for 100 hours straight to raise money for the Arvon Foundation. Readers could watch every keystroke David made as he composed the commissions that people pledged for. Now he has teamed up with writer, Gemma Seltzer, to produce a new Live Writing Series. Seven writers will be live writing at… Read more »