if:book Australia explores new forms of digital literature and investigates the changing connections between writers and readers. Such explorations at the intersection of technology and publishing take the form of writing, teaching, and experimenting.
Since its inception in 2010, if:book Australia has published tens of thousands of words from some of the nation’s best writers and thinkers on book futures, delivered workshops from Perth to Canberra to Alice Springs, created real-world story adventures, and took a complete book from concept to print in twenty-four hours.
This is the future of the book, but not the one you were expecting.
if:book Australia is based at the¬†Queensland Writers Centre¬†and linked to an international fellowship of organisations exploring book futures, including¬†the¬†Institute for the Future of the Book¬†in New York, ¬†if:book UK, and¬†if:lire¬†in Paris.
if:book Australia is led by writer, editor, and reader of both pixels and ink, Simon Groth.