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.

Found in Translation: Part 2

| by Daisy Leitch

The second set of films shot in the northern region of Iraqi Kurdistan featuring poetry and translations by UK and Iraqi based writers.

Tales from Tel Aviv

| by Anne Caldwell

Anne Caldwell - Programme Manager for Wider Europe on the Literature Team - blogs about some of her unique experiences in Tel Aviv at a meeting of the British Council Arts Team

Manchester Literature Festival and Karachi Literature Festival

| by Cathy Bolton and Sarah-Jane Roberts

Manchester Literature Festival co-directors Cathy Bolton and Sarah-Jane Roberts visited the Karachi Literature Festival in February 2016 and left with their heads brimming with ideas for potential programme collaborations.

A Guadalajara Diary: Philip Hoare

| by Philip Hoare

A photo diary from Philip Hoare - author of Leviathan or, The Whale and The Sea Inside - from his time in Mexico with the British Council