J. R. Carpenter is a Canadian-born UK-based artist, writer, and practice-led researcher working across print, performance, and digital media. Her pioneering works of digital literature have been presented in museums and festivals around the world. She is a two-time winner of the CBC Quebec Writing Competition. Her first novel, Words the Dog Knows won the Expozine Alternative Press Award for Best English Book. Her web-based work The Gathering Cloud won the New Media Writing Prize 2016. Her poetry collection An Ocean of Static was highly commended by the Forward Prizes 2018.