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.

Rose of Kyiv

| by Cat Weatherill

Six West Midlands writers visited Ukraine earlier this year. Cat Weatherill shares her creative response to the city of Kyiv.

Birmingham to Ukraine

| by Kurly McGeachie

Six West Midlands writers visited Ukraine earlier this year. Kurly McGeachie shares his creative response to the city of Kyiv.

Three Kyiv Poems

| by Jonathan Davidson

Six West Midlands writers visited Ukraine earlier this year. Jonathan Davidson shares his creative response to the city of Kyiv.

Inside the Cathedral of Assumption

| by Kit de Waal

Six West Midlands writers visited Ukraine earlier this year. Kit de Waal shares her creative response to the city of Kyiv.

Kyiv

| by Jonathan Coe

Six West Midlands writers visited Ukraine earlier this year. Jonathan Coe shares his creative response to the city of Kyiv.

Journeys in Translation

| by Emma Lee and Ambrose Musiyiwa

How does poetry travel across borders and languages? Ambrose Musiyiwa and Emma Lee, two poets from Leicester who are coordinating a multi-lingual poetry project called Journeys in Translations, discuss their inspirations and explain how you too can get involved.