the background

The anthology came out of Viccy Adams‘ year as writer in residence at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh. The residency was funded by an Artist In Residence grant from the Leverhulme Trust. Informatics is the science of information – how natural and artificial systems process, store and communicate information. You can read more about Viccy’s residency by reading the blog on her website.

The School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh is an international centre of excellence in Informatics, a hub for research, teaching and engagement with industry and the wider community. It is the largest, longest established and highest quality research group in informatics in the UK. For further information about the School of Informatics visit their website.

The Leverhulme Trust was established in 1925 under the will of the first Viscount Leverhulme. It is one of the largest all-subject providers of research funding in the UK, distributing funds of some £60 million every year. For further information about the schemes that the Leverhulme Trust fund visit their website or find them on Twitter.  



You can see some ‘teaser’ extracts of work in this short video.


We celebrated the launch of the anthology at Inspace at 7pm on Friday 23 November with an evening of readings from contributors. The event was part of the fabulous Westport Book Festival, which ran from 23-26 November.


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