CHRIS OVERLEAF & THE IFSO BAND

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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 Inegalesworking with a diverse ensemble of fantastic musicians. He writes and performs songs with The Ifso Band.

twitter: @ifbook

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SOME RECENT PROJECTS:

Working with ACADEMY INEGALES

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A PICNIC HAMPER

made by THE IFSO PRESS with THE JERWOOD ARVON MENTORED WRITERS  

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.

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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

J.R. CARPENTER – WINNER OF THE 2015 DOT AWARD FOR DIGITAL WRITING

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