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How we made The War Poetry of Wilfred Owen app for iPad | App story

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The one-man team behind the first world war app on bringing Owens words to life and the decision to use female narrators

The concept for an app based on the war poetry of Wilfred Owen came as the result of reading a very early e-book containing a collection of his work. While I appreciated the portability of an e-book, I felt that such powerful and moving words could be so much better delivered if more use was made of the interactivity offered by devices such as iPads.

Owens words didnt read like the poetry to which Id previously been exposed. To me they provided vivid eye-witness reports from the frontline and described the horrors faced by the ordinary British soldier. As I read them, I heard them being spoken by a woman, a maternal figure, and this triggered a creative string of events.

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