Please join us for a talk on digital creative writing by Dr. Bernardo Bueno (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Brazil), who is currently a visiting researcher in the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab at UVic.

Where: McPherson Library, Digital Scholarship Commons (3rd floor)

When: 1:00-2:00pm, 25 February

Title: Interfacing Literature and Technology: the Case for Digital Creative Writing

Abstract: This talk discusses some of the creative possibilities when writing and technology meet. We’ll go beyond print versus ebooks and explore topics such as interactive narratives; games, fiction and geek culture; the impact of artificial intelligence on literature, and how writers and writing programs can embrace these creative possibilities.

Bio: Bernardo Bueno is a writer and lecturer in Literature and Creative Writing at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) in Brazil, where he also acts as professor at the Graduate Program in Letters and Director of Undergraduate Creative Writing. He is a Creative and Critical Writing PhD graduate (University of East Anglia, UK). During his period at UVic/ETCL, Bernardo is working on a proposal for a Digital Humanities Lab. E-mail: bernardo.bueno [at]