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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. International Writer in Residence at Hay Festival: Laia Jufresa

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  4. México20: New Voices, Old Traditions

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  5. Q&A with Valeria Luiselli

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  6. Q&A with Roger Bartra

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  7. Q&A with Francisco Hinojosa

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  8. Round up of the International Literature Showcase

    Lock In by Martin Figura

    Last week leading writers and industry professionals came together for the International Literature Showcase in Norwich, in partnership with Writers' Centre Norwich and Arts Council England, for four days of discussions, readings and performances. Below are a selection of events chaired by members of the British Council literature team.

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  9. Publisher Stefan Tobler on the libraries of Mexico City

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  10. First International Literature Showcase Announced

    International Literature Showcase

    British Council and Writers’ Centre Norwich are delighted to announce the first International Literature Showcase (ILS), taking place in Norwich over three days (18-21 March), and featuring 24 leading writers and 54 industry professionals. Events are open to the public, you can stream the discussions live, and follow the conversation on Twitter #ILShowcase

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