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.

Apples and Snakes:

This March, three artists from Botswana, Mozambique and Zambia visited the UK as part of the British Council’s Southern Africa Arts programme.

PODCAST: London Book Fair 2019

Listen as Georgina Godwin interviews Indonesian authors and translators at the 2019 London Book Fair.

PODCAST: Intro to Indonesian Literature

Listen as Georgina Godwin explores the rich literary and cultural heritage of Indonesia with Annabel Gallop and Feby Indirani at the British Library.

PODCAST: Hay Festival 2018

| by Eleanor Turney

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

PODCAST: Galle Literary Festival Round up

| by Daisy Leitch

This British Council Literature podcast was recorded in Sri Lanka at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival in January 2018. Host Georgina Godwin spoke to Sebastian Faulks, Alexander McCall Smith, Shrabani Basu and many more writers and blogged about her experiences.