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LRB panel discussion with Will Self

Lead by Will Self, a panel discussion taking place at the LRB next week will explore issues around digital, reading and writing, with special reference to ‘Kafka’s Wound’, the digital literary essay Self has written in collaboration with the LRB for The Space.

Balance of Powers: Kickstarter-funded literature

David Varela explains that funding experimental literature through Kickstarter can work well – you just need the right team, and a lot of goodwill behind you.

Call for entries: New Media Writing Prize

The 3rd International New Media Writing prize is open for entries. Find out how to submit your entry, who the judges are and the prizes up for grabs.

The Space: making reading interactive

Kat Sommers investigates new pop-up online art project The Space, and finds herself deep inside Will Self’s brain, unable to stop clicking.

Dickens: Dark London App

The Museum of London’s interactive ‘graphic novel’, Dickens: Dark London, is reviewed favourably by comics fan James Hunt

The Making of Dark London

We talk interactive graphic novels and edition publishing with Kevin Brown, Digital Director of Brothers & Sisters – the company behind a new Dickens app for the Museum of London.

The Seed: Facebook fictions and immersive theatre

Writer David Varela shares his experiences of crafting a story across several axes – writing plays, posing as a female character on Facebook and driving audiences to participate in a real-world treasure hunt.

Print it! A new DIY inspired exhibition about publishing

What does it mean to be an ‘artist publisher’ nowadays, and how is the rise of digital changing how we more »

Coping with discouragement

New Managing Editor Leila Johnston examines the nature of discouragement, and has a few tips for writers feeling the brunt of repeat rejections.

Kafka's Wound: A Digital Literary Essay

A new, Kafka-inspired digital literary essay created by Will Self with contributions from 70 others, has gone live on the on-demand arts site The Space.

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