Kate Pullinger is a novelist and digital writer. For more than a decade now she has been at the forefront of literary digital innovation and participatory media. Her on-going web projects, ‘Inanimate Alice’ and ‘Flight Paths: a Networked Novel’, have gathered readers from around the world and her recent WW1 centenary digital artwork, ‘Letter to an Unknown Soldier’, gathered submissions from thousands of members of the public.
Pullinger’s 2009 novel The Mistress of Nothing won Canada’s Governor General’s Award for Fiction; it was long listed for both the Giller Prize and the IMPAC Dublin International prize as well. Her most recent novel, Landing Gear, was published in spring 2014. Other titles include the novels A Little Stranger, Weird Sister, The Last Time I Saw Jane, and Where Does Kissing End?. She has also published two short story collections, My Life as a Girl in a Men’s Prison and Tiny Lies. 2013 saw the premiere of the opera ‘Dorian Grey’ at the Slovakia National Theatre; Pullinger wrote the libretto.
She is Professor of Creative Writing and Digital Media at Bath Spa University.