Edward Picot
Since 2002
Works in Cranbrook United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

BIO
Edward Picot lives in the UK with his wife and one daughter. He was born in 1958. He self-publishes works of hyperliterature and has written criticism for the P N Review (a UK-based literary print magazine), Slope and trAce. He has edited the first Slope Hyperliterature Issue (Spring 2003). His website is at http://www.edwardpicot.com
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EVENT

And - Chapters 9-16


Dates:
Fri Dec 18, 2009 00:00 - Fri Dec 18, 2009

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"Mr Thornton walked rapidly, without awaiting Dixon's slow movements. Margaret stood by the tea-table, resolved. The lines in her father's face were soft and waving, with a frequent undulating kind of trembling, the dreamy lids a considerable distance from the eyes. Mr Thornton's straight brows fell low, principally about the lips, one moment stretching from earth to sky and filling all the width of the horizon, at the next obediently compressed into a vase."

Continuing the abridged version of Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South - abridged on the principle of leaving out all the important bits. Mr Thornton's horse-obsessed mother is introduced; local girl Bessy Higgins declares a penchant for Satanism; and the servant Dixon becomes ever more sinister in her behaviour.

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- Edward Picot

http://edwardpicot.com - personal website
http://hyperex.co.uk - The Hyperliterature Exchange


EVENT

Lift up your heads, O ye gates


Dates:
Tue Nov 18, 2008 00:00 - Tue Nov 18, 2008

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Newly co-published by Furtherfield and The Hyperliterature Exchange: an appreciation of David Daniels, the great shape-poet, who died in May 2008.

"Daniels is one of those figures who straddles the divide between digital and pre-digital art and literature... His art is about liberation, uninhibited outpouring, spontaneity and fun."

To read the whole article, go to http://www.hyperex.co.uk/reviewdaniels.php or http://www.furtherfield.org/displayreview.php?review_id=323 .

A page of tributes to David Daniels (entitled "Tributes to David Daniels by divers hands") is also being compiled at http://hyperex.co.uk/reviewdanielstributes.php . If you would like to add a tribute of your own (in whatever form you prefer), please send it to edward at edwardpicot.com - a small prize will be sent to the best one received before 1st March 2009.

- Edward Picot
personal website - http://edwardpicot.com


EVENT

The Puzzle Box, Chapter 7


Dates:
Tue Aug 12, 2008 00:00 - Sun Aug 10, 2008

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“They landed in a huge circle of white dust, with a rim of sharp-looking rocks all the way round the outside. Everything was bathed in harsh colourless light, like moonlight but ten times as powerful. In the middle of the circle of rock was a massive square stone slab, and on the slab, flat on his back, lay a giant with his eyes closed.”

The children fly with some owls to the moon, where they meet the Queen of the Night and hear the story of Pandora and Prometheus. The seventh chapter of twelve.

"This is wondrous" - Joel Weishaus, http://web.pdx.edu/%7Epdx00282/
"I am reading your 'The Puzzle Box' and loving it." - Regina Celia Pinto, http://www.arteonline.arq.br/

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(If you don't see links to all seven chapters when you get to the Puzzle Box index-page, click CTRL + Refresh to update the page.)

- Edward Picot
http://hyperex.co.uk - The Hyperliterature Exchange
http://edwardpicot.com - personal website


EVENT

Reproof Reading - The Hyperliterature Exchange, May 2008


Dates:
Thu May 22, 2008 00:00 - Thu May 22, 2008

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New on The Hyperliterature Exchange for May 2008: a review of 'Le Reprobateur/The Reprover' by Francois Coulon.

"The central conceit of Le Reprobateur is the profession of Reprobateurs or Reprovers, whose practitioners hire themselves out to act as external consciences for their weaker-willed clients. They stand alongside those clients throughout their daily lives and silently disapprove of any immoral or self-indulgent behaviour on their part, thereby helping them to lose weight, stop overspending, work harder, keep their tempers, and so forth... Le Reprobateur... exudes selfconfidence, playfulness and humour; it attempts to do a lot of things at once, and by and large it succeeds in everything it attempts..."

To read the whole review, go to http://www.hyperex.co.uk/reviewreprobateur.php .

The Hyperliterature Exchange is an online directory and review of new media literature for sale on the Web. More than 120 works are now listed. Please visit and browse at http://hyperex.co.uk .

- Edward Picot
personal website - http://edwardpicot.com


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- Edward