Naomi Alderman takes part in a panel on when publishers should choose to play it safe and when should they take risks.
- Naomi Alderman
Novelist, journalist and games writer
13:45 Pioneers or Playing it Safe?
Naomi Alderman is a journalist and author of novels, short stories, and online games. Her first novel, Disobedience, won the 2006 Orange Award for New Writers, and was serialised on BBC Radio 4. Her feature articles have appeared in publications including the Telegraph, the Independent, the Guardian, Marie Claire and the Financial Times. As part of the Penguin online project We Tell Stories, Naomi wrote a seven-week alternate reality game called Alice in Storyland, which was written in real time across blogs, phone messages, fake corporate websites, emails and classified ads. She was lead writer on alternate reality game Perplex City, which spanned dozens of websites, won an Origins Award, and was shortlisted for a best videogame BAFTA. In 2007 Naomi was named the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year. [Read more...] [Follow on Twitter]