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A tribute to NMWP's Chris Meade

A tribute to NMWP’s Chris Meade

Our friend and colleague, Chris Meade, passed away last Thursday at the age of 65. Chris was the sponsor of the if:book award for new media writing for 12 years and championed artists/writers working in the field.
Jeneen Naji

Join us for our 2021 Awards Evening!

Join us for our 2021 Awards Evening! The shortlists for our if:book Main Prize, FIPP Journalism Prize, and Writing Magazine Student Award are all now decided.
Welcome to our newest sponsor!

Welcome to our newest sponsor!

We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that our sponsor for the digital journalism award in 2021 will be FIPP. Founded in 1925 in France, FIPP is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious membership associations
British Library to create NMWP archive

British Library to create NMWP archive

The British Library is going to create a ‘New Media Writing Prize Collection’ – a digital archive of all the winners and shortlisters from our first year, 2010, to the present and into the future.
The Grand Duchess Elizabeth

The Grand Duchess Elizabeth

Maria Ivanova talks about her 2020 winning work, The Life of Grand Duchess Elizabeth.
The 2019 Awards Event

The 2019 Awards Event

The tenth anniversary of the New Media Writing Prize was a resounding success with a diverse display of digital interactive storytelling.
The 2019 shortlists are on the way!

The 2019 shortlists are on the way!

The judges have been busy discussing an amazing array of entries from all around the world, in all the categories.
Shapeshifting

Shapeshifting

Andy Campbell discusses 10 years of the NMWP and talks about his latest Virtual Reality project, Digital Fiction Curios.
A Place Called Ormalcy and the NMWP

A Place Called Ormalcy and the NMWP

Mez Breeze talks about her fascination with dystopic-laced fiction ever since encountering George Orwell’s book 1984 and her work "A Place Called Ormalcy".
New Media Writing Prize at the British Library

New Media Writing Prize at the British Library

On July 18th NMWP Organiser Jim Pope chaired the wonderful Digital Conversations event, hosted by the Digital Humanities team at the British Library.
2017 Dot Award update

2017 Dot Award update

2017 Dot Award winner, Lou Sarabadzic, reports on her progress since she won the prize at the 2017 awards evening.