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Landing Gear hits Canadian fiction bestseller chart at #9!

27 April 2014

Amazingly, Landing Gear has hit the ground running in Canada, and debuted at number 9 in the Globe & Mail’s Canadian fiction chart for the week of 26 April. Huzzah!

LANDING GEAR now published in Canada

16 April 2014

LANDING GEAR’s official publication day was yesterday, 15 April. The day kicked off with several centimetres of snow here in Toronto, a breakfast reading down the lake in Burlington, put on by the wonderful bookshop, A Different Drummer, followed by a series of meetings and meet-and-greets, and a wonderful lunch with my publishers. LANDING GEAR is now available in all good bookshops as well as all e-retailers in Canada. US and UK in May!

LETTER TO AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER

28 March 2014

LETTER TO AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER was launched Thursday 27 March 2014 as part of the 2014 programme of 14-18 NOW‘s artist commissions to mark the centenary of World War One.  Join our mailing list, and submit your letter when the site opens at the end of April.

Quill & Quire Starred Review for Landing Gear

16 March 2014

Quill & Quire has a pre-publication starred review of Landing Gear.  Couldn’t be more thrilled.

Landing Gear review

LANDING GEAR - Doubleday Canada cover

16 January 2014

Here is Doubleday Canada’s lovely cover for LANDING GEAR (pub date April 2014) - subtly different from Simon & Schuster’s lovely cover below.

Funded Doctoral Studentships Offered

4 December 2013

At Bath Spa we are involved with a consortium of southwest universities offering joint, collaborative funded PhD studentships. Take a look at the SWW website for all the information on how to submit an Expression of Interest as a potential PhD student. Digital Writing PhDs encouraged!!

South, West, and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership

Landing Gear - API

30 October 2013

Developers interested in exploring an API created by the development team at Random House Canada, based on an extract of my forthcoming novel, Landing Gear, can find it here.

Landing Gear - Doubleday Random House Canada and Touchstone, Simon & Schuster, US

13 September 2013

My new novel, Landing Gear, will be published on 15 April, 2014 by Doubleday Random House Canada, and on 6 May, 2014 by Touchstone, Simon & Schuster USA.  Doubleday and I will be undertaking a series of digital experiments based on the novel; more on that soon. Landing Gear grew up out of my digital fiction project, ‘Flight Paths’. The cover you see here is the lovely cover for the American edition of the book.

PhD fee waiver studentships for Digital Writing at Bath Spa University

20 May 2013

We currently have a handful of PhD fee waiver studentships available at Bath Spa University, for an October 2013 start date.  Current information is here.  If you are interested in doing a PhD in Digital Writing, Writing for Games, or Digital Humanities, I’m your point of contact - details on that webpage.

Bath Spa University PhD Fee Waiver Studentships, 2013.

Inanimate Alice goes up on The Space, the BBC/ACE showcase

14 September 2012

‘Inanimate Alice’ has gone up on The Space, the BBC/ Arts Council England showcase of the arts in digital form.  It’s on the homepage of The Space for the time being, and will reside in the Literature and Spoken Word section of the site.

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