Amy Spencer

Amy Spencer is an English author, tutor, and literature development worker. She is a writer of both fiction and non-fiction and is the author of DIY: The Rise of Lo-Fi Culture (2005).

Amy Spencer earned an MA in English from King's College London. She has a PhD from the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths College, where her thesis, Author, Reader, Text: Collaboration and the Networked Book, focused on collaborative authorship in digital literature.

Amy Spencer was a post-doctoral research fellow in Ambient Literature at the University of the West of England, UK, and is now a post-doctoral research assistant based in the Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries at Bath Spa University.

She is researching the use of immersive technology in developing creative educational experiences, particularly for creative subjects, such as creative writing.

Her debut book is a comprehensive guide to the evolution of DIY culture as we know it today.

Amy Spencer lives in Bristol.

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Nic Monghithar citeratför 7 månader sedan
‘lo-fi’ music refers to a musical style in opposition to high production values. Encompassing an ideology that has been both championed and ridiculed over the decades, for some, this is the only way they are willing to make music, to others it represents an annoyingly shambolic, amateur style. It is, however, this celebration of the amateur that is at the heart of DIY scene in both music and literature – a celebration that continues today.
Nic Monghithar citeratför 7 månader sedan
Zines are non-commercial, small-circulation publications which are produced and distributed by their creators.
Nic Monghithar citeratför 7 månader sedan
everyday anonymous person.
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