– Along the Briny Beach (2012), J. R. Carpenter –
About The Author:
J. R. Carpenter is a Canadian-born UK-based artist, writer, performer, researcher, and maker of maps, zines, books, poetry, short fiction, long fiction, non-fiction, and non-linear, intertextual, hypermedia, and computer-generated narratives. Her pioneering works of digital literature have been exhibited, published, performed, and presented in journals, galleries, museums, and festivals around the world. She is a winner of the CBC Quebec Writing Competition (2003 & 2005), the QWF Carte Blanche Quebec Award (2008), the Expozine Alternative Press Award for Best English Book for her first novel, Words the Dog Knows (2008), and the Dot Award for Digital Literature (2015). She served as President of the Board of Directors of Oboro New Media Lab in Montreal from 2006-2010 and as Digital Literature and Performance Writing faculty mentor for the In(ter)ventions: Literary Practice at the Edge residency program at The Banff Centre from 2010-2014. She is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Eccles Centre For North American Studies at the British Library and an Associate of the Informatics Lab at the Met Office. She lives in Devon.