This unique, searchable database contains profiles of some of the UK and Commonwealth's most important living writers, as well as writers from these regions whom we have worked with. Included in the profiles are biographies, bibliographies, critical reviews, and information about awards.
In 2016 a large part of our work in Literature explored the legacy of William Shakespeare through the Shakespeare Lives programme. Read on to find out what we're working on next.
Find out about the forthcoming British Council Berlin Literature Seminar, featuring Hari Kunzru, Daljit Nagra, Catherine Johnson, Nikesh Shukla, Irenosen Okojie and Sharon Dodua Otoo.
How can creative writing be used to enhance the lives of older adults? Gemma Seltzer's project 'Writers Meet Elders' researches creative writing and ageing, finding ways of using literature to make 'a quiet intervention in the landscape'. Read this blog to find out about some of the best literature projects with older adults.
Ever wondered what's on our reading list? Find out which books make the literature team tick!