Projects

In this section, you will find details of past, present and upcoming projects that the British Council Literature team is working on and/or supporting across the world.

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A Midsummer Nights Dream. Photo by Anne Corrance Monk. Low

In 2016 we're marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death with a series of events and activ...

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Leading cultural and political figures from around the world write essays on Shakespeare The Living ...

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Both the UK and Russia have widely-spoken languages and rich literary traditions. We share a deeply ...

Image Cassava Writers Website

New Nigerian Writing in the UK     As part of UK/Nigeria 2015–16, a major season of arts work aimed ...

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The British Council presents a showcase of our international literature work at The London Book Fair...

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The Literature team sent a delegation of 30 British writers to the Guadalajara International Book Fa...

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The British Council and the Poetry Book Society are collaborating on an international showcase of th...

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The 2015 Market Focus Cultural Programme at The London Book Fair (LBF) brought the best in contempor...

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Walking Cities pairs up UK and international writers and enables them to tour each other’s respectiv...