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Future Writer: the impact of digitization on established and new writers

The Literary Platform’s Sophie Rochester, The Bookseller’s Philip Jones, novelist and digital writer Kate Pullinger and Tea-Fuelled Art’s (and Birkbeck student) George Lewkowicz will discuss the impact of digital developments on new writers’ work. Subjects will include multimedia texts, new forms of writing and the commercial realities for writers making their debut in the digitized world. is a platform for literary writing, a forum for the exchange of ideas, a library of writers’ resources and a channel for the dissemination of knowledge and good practice from the Birkbeck Creative Writing Programme.

This event takes place at Birkbeck College, 532 Malet Street, London on Thursday 26 May, 6pm as part of Birkbeck Arts Week.


5 Responses to “Future Writer: the impact of digitization on established and new writers”

  1. Nicola Timmis Says:

    May 24th, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    Argh – I can’t make that but it sounds brilliant! Given the nature of the content, is there any chance this will be repeated electronically, in a closed chat-room, or example? I’d be happy to part with dosh for such an event – my lectures for MA in Creative Writing are conducted this way and my course fees aren’t cheap.

  2. Sophie Says:

    May 24th, 2011 at 10:31 pm

    Hi there – not sure to be honest – you’ll need to speak to Writer’s Hub who have programmed it – but that would be a great idea… Contact James through the Writer’s Hub website… Sophie

  3. James Vincent Says:

    May 25th, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    Hi Nicola, James here from Writers’ Hub. We’re recording the event, so it should be available to listen to on Writers’ Hub from the first Monday in June.

  4. Nicola Timmis Says:

    May 26th, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    Further suggestion to chat-room idea, though I’m sure whoever sorts this will think of this anyway: need to have a sequence for people asking questions, otherwise if there are lots of questions, it can be difficult to work out which answer goes with which question.

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    October 30th, 2011 at 8:01 pm

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