Find out about our work in Literature.
In this section
Intellectual exchange and collaboration forms the focus of our work in literature.
Case study: Ayesha Hussain at International Norwich Showcase
The International Literature Showcase, founded by the British Council and the Writers’ Centre Norwich with support from Arts Council England, is a platform that brings together talented individuals from all over the literary world with the aim of initiating exchange.
City to City: Poetry from Lahore and Glasgow
From 22 to 25 November 2014, the British Council, Highlight Arts, and Sang-e-Meel Publications brought two poets from Lahore, and two from Glasgow together in Lahore, Pakistan for a four day residency of translation workshops and collaborative poetry experiments.
Alex Preston: A Translation Workshop
In February 2015, the British Council, in partnership with Educate a Girl, hosted a workshop titled, ‘The Use of the Subjective Tense’ with the London based author and journalist, Alex Preston.