13-16 June 2024

SOLD OUT: Literature in the TikTok Age

In a world of TikTok time, attention spans are dwindling. What hope for immersive literature, slowly digested and appreciated?  Is the novel over? And if so, will we miss it? E-books, audio books, moving images, and digital media are all demanding our attention, impacting our ability to focus. Do we have any space left for close reading? And how will technology shape the stories we read, hear, tell and dream?