British Council Council Literature focuses on creating international opportunities for emerging and mid-list writers; building an international network for the next generation of literature producers; and raising awareness of UK literature areas of strength that are less well known abroad.

Current projects

The British Council is launching a short story competition, on the theme of ‘diversity’, in partnership with two literary institutions. Deadline for applications is by midnight 31 December 2017. Learn the details here 

At the end of the workshop, the collection of edited articles were published by Mixer. The participants reviews on the 15th Istanbul Biennial were compiled into a book. Please read the e-book here.