Mr Alastair Horne
Lecturer in Publishing Studies
English Studies Stirling
Alastair spent more than a decade working full-time in publishing, mostly for Cambridge University Press, where he led on company-wide innovation, audience development through social media, and digital projects in primary education, including the BETT Award-winning Race to Learn, developed in collaboration with the Williams Formula One team. More recently, he has worked part-time as as a freelance journalist, author, social media and website manager, copy-editor, proof-reader, lecturer, and trainer.
His soon-to-be-completed doctoral thesis, undertaken at Bath Spa University and the British Library, was supported by the AHRC's Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme. It explores how mobile phones are changing storytelling and includes a creative component in the form of an interactive audio drama to be experienced at Brompton Cemetery.
Publishing for mobile devices; academic publishing; digital publishing; ambient literature.