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  1. Weekly Round-Up

    Joe Dunthorne by Angus Muir

    As we head into the weekend, here is a round-up of literary links from around the web.

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  2. Mexican writers take centre stage at The London Book Fair 2015

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  3. Literary Residencies in Brazil and UK Open to Applications

    In partnership with the British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT), the Writers' Centre Norwich (WCN) and Flip - Paraty International Literary Festival, and with the support of Arts Council England, the British Council will offer two literary residences, one in UK to an English-Portuguese translator, resident in Brazil, and one in Brazil to a Portuguese-English translator, resident in the UK.

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  4. Join us for the Berlin Literature Seminar!

    Project News

    22.01.2015

    Joe Dunthorne at the British Council Literature Seminar 2013

    Join us next Thursday 29 February to take part in the annual Berlin Literature Festival.

    It’s more than a hundred years since Modernism detonated literary form. We are living in another era of profound change in how we perceive, experience, process and communicate, and the forms we established as ‘modern’ are struggling to keep up. Or are they?

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  5. Creative Europe's Literary Translation Fund Now Open to Applications

    Partner Spotlight

    19.12.2014

    Publishers can apply for grants of up to €100,000 to support the translation of between 3 and 10 books. Deadline for applications is 4 February 2015.

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  6. Event! Mexico Market Focus: Rights Forum

    Discover the opportunities in Mexican publishing

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  7. How Does Reportage Communicate the Human Experience of War?

    10.11.2014

    Caroline Wyatt waiting for a Chinook

    Today, on Armistice day, we publish the fourth of our five thought-pieces, bringing you reflections from former BBC Defence Correspondent Caroline Wyatt on the ways journalists write and have written about war, and how they attempt to communicate the human experience of conflict in their work.

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  8. Nigel Farndale blogs from Krasnoyarsk

    Project News, Blogs

    04.11.2014

    A snowy Krasnoyarsk c Nigel Farndale

    As the Krasnoyarsk Book Fair wraps up, WW1 writer Nigel Farndale reports from Siberia on what the poppy means in a Russian landscape and on witnessing the 'Day of the Dead' celebrations there.

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  9. How Does Memoir Communicate the Human Experience of War?

    Patrick walking through a trench in Sangin, 2007 c Patrick Hennessey

    Today we publish the third of our five thought-pieces, bringing you reflections from soldier and memoirist Patrick Hennessey on the ways writers of memoir have written about war, and how they have attempted to communicate the human experience of conflict in their work.

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  10. A century later

    31.10.2014

    Poppies c John Shortland

    Ahead of her events in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia this weekend, read Imtiaz Dharker's modern response to World War One poem 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' here.

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