The 2014 Market Focus Cultural Programme will bring the best in contemporary Korean writing and publishing to the UK, giving UK audiences a rare opportunity to meet and interact with Korean writers.Browse the project
Writers Return is a live event series which gives authors a platform to tell stories about travelling with us. We will be hosting events in Swansea and Derry-Londonderry with more cities to be announced.Browse the project
To mark the centenary of World War One the British Council has launched three programmes highlighting the role literature played in communicating the experience of war, both during the conflict and following right up to the present day.
Since 2010 we have partnered with the British Centre of Literary Translation on a range of programmes to promote and develop the practice of literary translation. They include launching International Translation Day, a translation summit in Qatar (in partnership with Bloomsbury Qatar) and workshops in countries including Pakistan and India.
Our current project is a Winter Translation school in Paraty, Rio de Janeiro which is now underway. The translation school is part of the British Council’s Transform project which celebrates and facilitates artistic exchanges between the UK and Brazil. The programme is supported by Arts Council England and developed in partnership with Fundação Biblioteca Nacional, Universidade Federal Fluminense and the British Centre for Literary Translation.
The 2014 Market Focus Cultural Programme will bring the best in contemporary Korean writing and publishing to the UK, giving UK audiences a rare opportunity to meet and interact with Korean writers.
The British Council Literature Seminar has brought new literary voices from the UK to a specialist audience in Germany for more than 25 years.
Cariblit is a new resource for writers and publishers in the Caribbean. It aims to strengthen the publishing sector and to recognise the literary talent and industry of the region. The initiative facilitates engagement between professionals in the region and those in the UK.