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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.

Majaaz Poetry Translation Workshop, Tunisia, Sept. 2018

| by Martha Sprackland

Poet and editor Martha Sprackland writes about her experiences at the Majaaz Poetry Translation Workshop in Tunsia last month. The workshop, run in collaboration with Modern Poetry in Translation magazine, brought together 5 young British poets, and 10 young poets from across the Maghreb, to translate each other’s work at a residential workshop at Villa Ma’amoura, Nabul, Tunisia.