Kate Pullinger event booking now open

The 2014 Off the Shelf Festival programme has been launched, and bookings are now open for all of our digital fiction events, including Kate Pullinger’s talk: Beyond the Book: Digital Fiction’. 

Kate will be speaking on 12th October from 2-3.30pm in “Showroom 5” at The Showroom (15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX).

Over the past decade, new hybrid forms of literature have begun to emerge as writers and artists experiment with digital technologies. As well as writing novels and short stories in print, Kate Pullinger has long been involved with thinking about what it means for writing to move off the page and onto screens. She’ll discuss her award-winning digital projects Inanimate Alice and Flight Paths as well as her WWI Centenary participatory project, Letter to an Unknown Soldier.

Free tickets are available from The Showroom Box Office and can be reserved in person or by calling 0114 275-7727.

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Speaking in Sheffield

Today’s Faculty of Development and Society Research Conference at Sheffield Hallam University will include a paper by Jen Smith called “How do ‘you’ read digital fiction? An empirical approach”. If you can’t make it to Sheffield, the slides will be available in Our Research. Hope to see you there!