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.

PODCAST: International Literature Showcase

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary writers - Georgina Godwin discusses the first of 2019's international literature showcases which focuses on women writers.

First Monday Blog: Women's Words: the history of suffragette writing

| by Michelle Green

How have women used language as a tool for change through history? Michelle Green talks about The Pankhurst Trust's new initiative 'Women's Words' in the context of Manchester's politically radical past and the history of suffragette newspapers and writing. Find out how you can get involved.

WOW Kathmandu

| by Daisy Leitch

In this blog, Literature Programme Manager Daisy Leitch writes from Kathamandu on her work with WOW – Women of the World festival.