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Trains to Krasnoyarsk c Thomas Claveirole
Helen Dunmore, Nigel Farndale and Imtiaz Dharker all head out to Eastern Siberia tomorrow for the Krasnoyarsk Book Fair.Read more
Jane Harris reading at Alice Yard c Georgia Popplewell
Trading Tales is an ambitious residency programme and just one of four literature projects the British Council undertook around the Commonwealth Games. It is in partnership with the Mitchell Library and the generous time and support from various partners in the Caribbean including Nicholas Laughlin and Alice Yard.Read more
In this blog piece, Jane Harris reflects on her time in Grenada last month and her discoveries during the residency.
Achilles' Last Stand, photograph by Seth Anderson
Today we publish the first of our five thought-pieces, beginning with poet and playwright Owen Sheers on the role poets have played in war – from ancient times to the present – and how they have attempted to communicate the human experience of conflict through verse.Read more
Over the past year, the Korea Market Focus Cultural Programme, curated by the British Council in partnership with the Literature Translation Institute of Korea, has brought the very best of Korean contemporary writing and publishing to audiences in the UK. We are delighted to have been able to work with thirteen writers from Korea, more than 35 panellists, including UK writers, translators and editors, at more than 35 events across four UK cities.Read more
If you missed the events of the Korea Market Focus, watch our video below to hear from some of the Korean writers first hand.
Patrick Ness delivered the inaugural Siobhan Dowd Trust Memorial Lecture at the 2014 Edinburgh Book Festival.Read more
Lisa Allen-Agostini c Joshua Yetman
Before the Games has even begun, find out more about our Commonwealth writers getting set for Glasgow and Trinidad next month.Read more
President Barack Obama presenting Angelou with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, 2011
'Maya Angelou gave the impression that she’d managed not just to live one life, but to pull off several of them.'Read more
Emerging British and Brazilian literary translators are invited to apply for a fully funded winter translation school in Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 21-29 of July.Read more