In May 2021, Kate was awarded the Marjorie C. Luesebrink Career Achievement Award by the Electronic Literature Organisation (ELO). This award recognises Kate’s work in bridging the worlds of print and digital across multiple forms of expression. According to the judges:
Kate Pullinger’s fictional explorations of digital media for expressive purposes challenges the rhetoric of transparency in favor of a storytelling practice that brings together enjoyment and reflection. Her continued combination of poetic imagination and digital media education has achieved a broad public engagement with the constraints and affordances of electronic literature.
Read the full article here.
The ELO is a pioneering organisation that has been at the forefront of scholarly and practice-based research in the field of elit for more than two decades. Kate is honoured that the ELO has seen fit to recognise her work in this manner.