News: What we're doing

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  1. Out of the Shadows: New Translations of Iranian Poetry

    Poetry International and Modern Poetry in Translation

    Hear Pascale Petit, Paul Batchelor, Karen McCarthy Woolf and many more read brand new translations of Iranian Poetry

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  2. Queues around the block for Flip Festival in Paraty, Brazil

    Poetry a Capella

    In early July the British Council supported a number of events at Flip International Literature Festival of Paraty, Brazil

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  3. Barbara Jenkins: International Writer in Residence at Small Wonder

    Barbara Jenkins

    Barbara Jenkins has been selected as the inaugural International Writer in Residence at Small Wonder festival.

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  4. UK Guest of Honour at Guadalajara International Book Fair - Writers Announced!

    The Guadalajara International Book Fair is the most important publishing gathering in Ibero-America, and in November 2015 it will welcome the UK as its Guest of Honour.

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  5. Tania Hershman and Paul McVeigh read in Mexico City!

    On the 9 June 2015, short story writers Paul McVeigh and Tania Hershman read in Mexico City in an event at Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 'Contar El Cuento'. Here is a round-up of tweets from the event

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  6. International Writer in Residence at Hay Festival: Laia Jufresa

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  7. México20: New Voices, Old Traditions

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  8. Q&A with Valeria Luiselli

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  9. Q&A with Roger Bartra

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  10. Q&A with Francisco Hinojosa

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