Shakespeare Lives in Illustration: Karrie Fransman

| by Leah Cross

Illustrator and comic creator Karrie Fransman talks about her 'Tragedy' illustration, commissioned for our Shakespeare Lives campaign, and shares before and after sketches of her work.

Shakespeare Lives in Illustration

| by Leah Cross

As part of our Shakespeare Lives campaign, we commissioned three illustrators to visually interpret Shakespearean themes.

Word of the Day - Translating Shakespeare into Romanian

| by Anca Tomus, Alexandru Calin, Andreea Ioana Șerban, Dana Badulescu and George Volceanov

Romanian translators taking part in A Great Feast of Languages workshop in Cologne blog on the most challenging word(s) of the day, when translating texts from Shakespeare's plays.

Sonnets for the Horn of Africa - Part 1

| by Deanna Rodger

Spoken word poet Deanna Rodger was part of a creative team working with young artists from Ethiopia, South Sudan and Sudan on new poems inspired by Shakespeare's sonnets. In part one of our blog Sonnets for Africa, she reflects on her experiences in the first few days of the workshop.

Kamila Shamsie: Bocas and Bogotá (Part 3)

| by Kamila Shamsie

In the third instalment of her blog from the Bocas Lit Fest in Trinidad and Tobago, Kamila Shamsie reflects on how the imagination and national borders interact.

Kamila Shamsie: Bocas and Bogotá (Part 2)

| by Kamila Shamsie

In the second instalment of her blog from the Bocas Lit Fest in Trinidad and Tobago, Kamila Shamsie reflects on the relationship between literature and cricket.

Kamila Shamsie: Bocas and Bogota - Part 1

| by Kamila Shamsie

Novelist Kamila Shamsie blogs from the Bocas Lit Fest in Trinidad and Tobago and the Bogotá Book Fair in Colombia, where she will be discussing her work and her contribution to the anthology Lunatics, Lovers and Poets: Twelve Stories After Shakespeare and Cervantes.

Nell Leyshon - The Story of my Story

| by Nell Leyshon

Ahead of her trip to the Bocas Lit Fest, novelist and playwright Nell Leyshon reflects on her experience of writing a short story inspired by Cervantes for the new anthology Lunatics, Lovers and Poets: Twelve Stories After Shakespeare and Cervantes.