South West Writers

J. R. Carpenter

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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 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. In 2015 she completed a practice-led PhD from University of the Arts London and a postdoctoral visiting fellowship from the Eccles Centre For North American Studies at the British Library. She lives in South Devon.

Recent Publications

Words The Dog Knows , Conundrum , 2008
water.under , The Goose 15.1
Once Upon a Tode , The Junket 14
Writing Coastlines: Either and Both , Performance Research

Current Events/Projects

NeON Digital Arts Festival Dundee

Awards and Residencies

Dot Award for Digital Literature , 2015 , Winner
The Canada Council for the Arts , 2016 , Grants for Professional Writers

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