Meanland: Chris Meade and Paul Callaghan

Meanland: Chris Meade and Paul Callaghan

Meanland: Reading in a Time of Technology looks at how technology will change writing, reading and what we call literature.

Director of the Institute for the Future of the Book Chris Meade discusses his own experiments with digital writing and why the end of the book is just the beginning for fiction. Games writer Paul Callaghan explains how story is a space you explore, playing as adopting characters and how choice is a powerful narrative force in games.


Portrait of Chris Meade

Chris Meade

Chris Meade is Director of if:book LONDON. Chris has an M.A. in Creative Writing & New Media and his digital fiction In Search of Lost Tim was described by the Independent on Sunday as “a jeu d’esprit and just possibly the future of fiction.”

Portrait of Paul Callaghan

Paul Callaghan

Paul Callaghan is a freelance writer, game developer, and co-director of the Freeplay Independent Games Festival.

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