Kate Pullinger's most recent fiction, a ghost story for smartphones, Breathe, is a collaboration with Editions at Play and the Ambient Literature Research Project. Breathe was shortlisted for the New Media Writing Prize 2018. Her novel, The Mistress of Nothing, won Canada's Governor General's Award for Fiction. In 2014, Pullinger collaborated with Neil Bartlett to create the digital war memorial, Letter to an Unknown Soldier, marking the centenary of the outbreak of World War One. 22,000 people wrote letters to the soldier during a five week period.
Kate Pullinger is Professor of Creative Writing and Digital Media at Bath Spa University, where she is Director of the Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries. Her new novel, Booming Ground, will be published by Doubleday Penguin Random House in 2019.
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