Kate Pullinger’s new novel Landing Gear, will be published in the UK and Canada in April 2014, in the US in May 2014. Landing Gear takes the story first developed in Kate’s work of digital multimedia, Flight Paths: A Networked Novel, and explores what happens to Harriet and Yacub after he lands on her car in a supermarket car park. Her novel The Mistress of Nothing, won the 2009 Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction. Her digital fiction project Inanimate Alice has also won numerous prizes, reaching online audiences around the world. She is Professor of Creative Writing and Digital Media at Bath Spa University. You can also read Kate on My Secret Blog.
4 September 2014
In September I’m doing a series of readings and events at festivals in Eastern Canada, including Eden Mills, Halifax, Hudson Quebec, and Kingston (see Events).
11 July 2014
Wednesday 9 July our project Letter to an Unknown Soldier featured on a huge range of BBC News programmes, from 5Live’s breakfast show, to the tv Breakfast News, to BBC Radio Wiltshire, Somerset, BBC World, and the national news at regular intervals throughout the day!
24 June 2014
On Thursday 19 June, 2014, I was on Front Row, BBC Radio 4, discussing my backlist, Landing Gear, and self-publishing (though mostly self-publishing). Here’s a link to the eight minute podcast. This should work outside the UK as well as in the UK.