The latest issue of Immerse—our monthly digital publication focused on emerging nonfiction storytelling—examines storytelling from the funder perspective. The Fledgling Fund’s Diana Barrett reflects upon her own practice in funding new technologies, noting that “storytellers need the space to experiment and see how they can push the field forward in innovative ways.”

Also in this issue, Jessica Clark explores the potential of new storytelling technologies to involve all of the senses—the full “sensorium,” which includes “not only sense organs such as your ears, eyes and skin, but the ability of your mind to integrate and interpret a wealth of inputs.” She asks: “Do new media forms that target the full sensorium rather than one sense have the potential to rewire our relationships to one another, to social issues — and perhaps even to nature itself?” Read her whole piece here.