Sue Thomas is a novelist,
and founder and Artistic Director of the trAce
Online Writing Centre. She has managed numerous significant web-based
creative writing projects
including three virtual residencies; several creative writing collaborations,
including The Noon Quilt
and Migrating Memories; the
creation of the trAce Online Writing
School, and the development and management of the trAce Online Writing
Centre itself. She has over ten years experience of teaching writing in
the UK and the US, and in 1994 she developed and validated the Master
of Arts degree in Writing at The Nottingham Trent University. During that
time she wrote A Handbook for Creative Writing Tutors. Her books also
include the novels Correspondence (short-listed for the Arthur
C Clarke Award) and Water, plus an anthology of contemporary short
stories Wild Women, 1994. She has been working with the
arts and technology since 1986 and has been teaching online since 1996.
Her online work includes a web-configuration of Correspondence
at Riding the Meridian; Imagining
a Stone at Ensemble Logic and Choragraphy;
and Lines at Lux: notes for an electronic writing. With Teri Hoskin,
she co-edited the Noon Quilt website and book. She is currently writing
a novel of virtual life.
This speaker will participate in the Electronic Literature in the University and Accessibility and Diversity panels.