Patrick Lenton


Patrick Lenton is a playwright, fiction writer and blogger at The Spontaneity Review. He was a Finalist in the SOYA Awards and shortlisted for the Scribe Nonfiction Prize. He writes The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge. He is a Digital Marketer for Momentum Books. His collection ‘A Man Made Entirely of Bats’ is coming out in March 2015. He tweets @patricklenton.



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Publishing on the Feed: social media as a publishing platform
Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Is a status update part of a real-time memoir? Is a tweet really just a form of free verse? When it comes to getting a work of microfiction into the world, is distributing it on a social network the best way to receive immediate feedback and place it before the readers that matter most? Could your Facebook Newsfeed function as an algorithmically-generated literary journal? Join digital microfictioner Patrick Lenton and poet Autumn Royal for a discussion on what happens when literature finds its way onto your social media stream.