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High Muck a Muck wins New Media Writing Prize

Chloe D'Costa

Student, BA English, Bournemouth University

The New Media Writing Prize awards evening took place at Bournemouth University on 20th January 2016. BA English Student, Chloe D’Costa, covered the event for us and was captivated by the potential of new media. 

Last night, the New Media Writing Prize returned for its annual residence at Bournemouth University where around 100 attendees descended on the University’s Talbot Campus, eager to see what this year’s event had to offer. Divided into a discussion panel with accomplished digital media creators, Chris Joseph, Kate Pullinger and Andy Campbell, and a presentation of the competition shortlist, the evening provided a fascinating insight into the world of new media. Jim Pope, organiser of the New Media Writing Prize presented the event, revealing that the judges were looking for an “innovative use of digital media” that was both easy and satisfying to use. Read more »

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Reimagining reading: Ambient Literature project to investigate how we read

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What happens when the place where you’re reading becomes the stage for the story? 

How can your location shape and alter the story you are hearing?

How might writing, reading and the idea of the book itself change when we use technology to design stories, rather than just present them?

A new research project led by Professor Jon Dovey and Dr Tom Abba of UWE Bristol, with Bath Spa’s Professor Kate Pullinger and Professor Ian Gadd, Birmingham University’s Dr Matt Hayler, and Bristol tech partners Calvium, will investigate the field of Ambient Literature. Read more »

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