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 with whom we have worked. Included in the profiles are biographies, bibliographies, critical reviews and information about awards.
This week, Literature on Lockdown considers illustration as an alternative way to tell stories.
Good writing knows no borders: Owen Sheers introduces his selection of ten compelling writers based in the UK today
This week on Literature on Lockdown we're showcasing a variety of literary activities that support our well-being to mark 'Mental Health Awareness Week' here in the UK.
Northumbria University and the British Council are doing some research into how contemporary British literature is taught around the world - find out more