On Friday, June 23rd, De Montfort University will host a free “Open Workshop on Creative Writing and New Media”, featuring presentations by Randy Adams, editor and visual consultant for “trAces: A Commemoration of Ten Years of Artistic Innovation at trAce”; and Sue Thomas, De Montfort University professor of New Media, on the future of digital writing in a changing media environment.
Workshops throughout the day will include:
–Jess Laccetti, DMU researcher in new media texts: “Encounters with Web Fiction”
–Helen Whitehead, Kids on the Net: “The Digital Playground: Writing with and for Children”
–Keith Jebb, University of Luton lecturer in Creative Writing: “Wikis and the Workshop”
–Kate Pullinger, print and new media author, and DMU research fellow: “Writing New Media Fiction”
To register, visit DMU’s Narrative Lab and enter your email address in the right-hand column. Attendance is free but space is limited.