Blog

These blog posts offer an insight into some of the projects that we’ve supported and how the British Council works with literature, including interviews with writers, diaries from international visits, and reflections on completed or on-going projects. The opinions expressed in the blog are those of the authors.

What We're Reading Welsh Literature Edition

| by Rochelle Saunders

Inspired by our recent British Council Literature Seminar on Welsh writing, this month's What We're Reading is dedicated to Welsh Literature. We asked Elena Schmitz (Head of Programmes, Literature Wales, and member of the British Council’s Arts and Creative Economy Advisory Group) to join us.

Hay Festival Digital 2021

The British Council is delighted to support a specially selected programme of events at the 2021 Hay Festival.

Keats on the Underground

| by Swithun Cooper

April sees Keats featured as part of Poems on the Underground

Writing on the Wall: Mourid Barghouti

| by Writing on the Wall Festival

Following the recent passing of Palestine poet Mourid Barghouti, Writing on the Wall share the impact and significance of his work to them as an organisation.

What We're Reading December 2020

This month's What We're Reading features a nervous Little Crab, a memoir that is both heartbreaking and heartwarming, and poetry to soothe the soul and expand the mind.