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A Year and a Bit: The Good, The Bad, and the Mugglesy

Seems it’s turning out to be  hellova year here, and we’re only 4 months in. So far in 2017, here at MBD we’ve had Digital-Fiction-Award-shortlisted projects, and honorable mentions, and theorising all over the MDB shop: most of which have been centered on the release of “All the Delicate Duplicates”, on which we hit the […]
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Experimental Publishing (XPUB) | Piet Zwart Institute

  STUDY PATH: EXPERIMENTAL PUBLISHING From app stores to art book fairs and zine shops, from darknets to sneakernets, from fansubs to on-demand services, and from tweeting to whistleblowing, the act of making things public, that is to say publishing, has became pivotal in an age infused with myriad media technologies.The tension between the publishing […]
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“The Last Gas Station” Receives Honourable Mention in Robert Coover Prize

Well, ain’t this grand? Episode 6 of Inanimate Alice, “The Last Gas Station”, has received an Honourable Mention in the Electronic Literature Organisation’s 2016 Robert Coover Prize: “The Robert Coover Award for a Work of Electronic Literature is an award given for the best work of electronic literature of any length or genre. Bestowed by […]
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No Legacy: Literatura Electrónica Opening Symposium

Well worth the watch [+ happy to learn from this Symposium that when completed, my own Duke Uni/David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library archive will sit alongside those of Judy Malloy, Stephanie Strickland, and Rob Kendall: such amazing companions].
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TrAce Online Writing Centre Archive Needs Our Help

In sad-news-for-the-day, it looks like the archive of the acclaimed TrAce Online Writing Centre is now defunct and in need of a complete overall to get it back up and functioning. As Sue Thomas, previous Director of the Centre, says: Bad news from NTU about the trAce Archive: “NTU has hosted the Trace Archive for […]