#BritLitBerlin 2017: Diverse Voices, New Directions

On 26-28 January, the 32th British Council Literature Seminar opened its doors at the ever-inspiring Werkstatt der Kulturen (link). Seven authors and many seminar participants discussed the topic “Diverse Voices, New Directions”. This is the attempt of a summary plus links for further reading (at the end of the post). Read more

Interview with Sophie Hannah, Bethan Roberts and Kate Summerscale

This is a slightly abridged version of an interview conducted with the British authors Sophie Hannah, Bethan Roberts and Kate Summerscale in Berlin during the #BritLit seminar about “Brit Crime – A New Golden Age of Crime Writing?”. We talked about the involvement of authors in events and the promotion […] Read more

#BritLitBerlin 2016: Celebrating British Crime Fiction

The British Council in Germany, in cooperation with the Centre for British Studiesat Humboldt University Berlin, organised its 31st Literature Seminar in late January (link to the event’s website). Readings and talks with contemporary British authors are at the heart of this event. But the highlight for many participants is […] Read more