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.

POLAND FOCUS: Q&A with Ewa Winnicka

Find out more about Polish author Ewa Winnicka, who is visiting the UK in March for the Poland Market Focus at The London Book Fair.

First Monday Blog: Polish Literature Across Borders

| by Anna Blasiak

What happens when someone moves to a different country? Art historian, poet and translator Anna Blasiak talks about Polish literature across borders in the second of our Poland-themed First Monday Blogs.

POLAND FOCUS: Q&A with Jacek Dehnel

Find out more about Polish author Jacek Dehnel, who is visiting the UK in March for the Poland Market Focus at The London Book Fair.

First Monday Blog: Polish Beauty

| by Agnieszka Dale

Agnieszka Dale describes the beauty and complexity of Polish writing 'with our seven noun cases and millions of lovely diminutives', and reflects on discovering a deeper sense of Polish identity through literature, and the writing of Witold Gombrowicz.