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.

Hay Festival Digital

The British Council are thrilled to announce that we’re supporting a specially selected programme of events at the 2020 Hay Festival Digital

PODCAST: Hay Festival 2018

| by Eleanor Turney

Listen to Georgina Godwin interview writers and audience members at this year's Hay Festival

Hay Festival Journal Day 5: The Last Postcards

| by Felipe Restrepo Pombo

Read the fifth and final Hay Festival Journal by Felipe Restrepo Pombo, the British Council Writer in Residence at Hay Festival, translated by Daniel Hahn.

Hay Festival Journal Day 3: Under His Eye

| by Felipe Restrepo Pombo

Read the third Hay Festival Journal by Felipe Restrepo Pombo, the British Council Writer in Residence at Hay Festival, translated by Daniel Hahn.

Hay Festival Journal Day 1: Desire Meets Reality

| by Felipe Restrepo Pombo

Read the first Hay Festival Journal by Felipe Restrepo Pombo, the British Council Writer in Residence at Hay Festival, translated by Daniel Hahn.