Chris Meade is a transmedia writer
This is the place to find his work & writing from projects with if:book uk
Chris is a writer and founder of if:book uk, the charitable company exploring digital possibilities for literature. He has been CEO of Booktrust and the Poetry Society and a pioneer of reader development work in libraries. The author of plays, poetry, songs, articles, The Thoughts of Betty Spital (Penguin Books) and In Search of Lost Tim, a digital novella produced as part of an M.A. in New Media Writing, Chris is now studying for a practice-based PhD in Digital Writing at Bath Spa University, working on What Didn’t Quite, a transmedia fiction about the things that nearly happen to us, and has recently become Chair of Modern Poetry In Translation. Chris is a member of Academy Inegales, working with a diverse ensemble of fantastic musicians. He writes and performs songs with The Ifso Band.
SOME RECENT PROJECTS:
Written over one week this summer using Google Docs and Facebook, the site contains what we wrote and the conversations we had around what we wrote.
NEW MEDIA WRITING PRIZE 2015/6 SUPPORTED BY IF:BOOK UK
ANNOUNCED JAN 2016
FIRST PRIZE WINNER: HIGH MUCK A MUCK
PEOPLE’S PRIZE: two.5 RECOLLECTIONS
STUDENT PRIZE: SHAUN HICKMAN for KINDRED