News: Project News

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  1. Writers Return, Derry-Londonderry

    Two of Northern Ireland's most celebrated poets, Colette Bryce and Leontia Flynn, join Qatari poet Maryam Al Subaiey to read poems about journeys and discuss how travel inspires new writing as part of Culture Night festivities on 19 September in Derry-Londonderry.

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  2. Q&A with Ji-young Gong

    Project News, Blogs

    19.08.2014

    Ji-young Gong

    On fantasy, reality and place as a sea of language...

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  3. Friday 22nd August: Edinburgh excitement and the Korean wave

    Kim Young-ha

    One of Korea’s finest novelists Kim Young-ha returns to the UK for an event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival with David Bezmozgis.

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  4. Publishing Success Following British Council Summer School

    This year, as the Creative Writing Summer School unfolded in Athens for the second time, students were invited to an event with a slightly different twist: previous pupil Vangelis Provias hosted his very first book launch for his debut novel begun in classes from the 2013 school

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  5. Trading Tales: Writers Get Ready and Set to Go!

    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.

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  6. Trading Tales: A Call for Writers

    Mitchell Library

    British Council are pleased to announce a writers’ residency programme in both Scotland and the Caribbean this summer for writers of historical fiction.

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  7. Q&A with Suah Bae

    Suah Bae

    Q&A: Translator Deborah Smith speaks to Korean writer in residence, Suah Bae

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  8. Commonwealth Poets United: The Exchanges so Far

    General, Project News

    02.05.2014

    Rachel McCrum performs in Cape Town c Retha Ferguson

    An international exchange between six Scottish poets and six poets from the commonwealth has begun, with poets from across Scotland connecting with poets from all corners of the commonwealth, in a programme designed to build friendships and find commonalities across national and cultural borders.

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  9. Commonwealth Voices: Scottish Writer Martin MacIntyre

    General, Project News

    07.04.2014

    Martin MacIntyre on the rich seam of oral culture in the Gaelic language

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  10. Commonwealth Voices: Antiguan Writer Joanne C Hillhouse

    General, Project News

    07.04.2014

    Talking Change, Adventure and Challenges with Joanne C Hillhouse

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