International Literature Showcase: LGBTQI+ writers

The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and British Council. It aims to showcase amazing writers based in the UK to programmers, publishers and teachers of literature in English around the world. To do so, we have invited six leading writers to each curate a showcase of themed writing coming out of the UK today.Following the high-profile launch of Elif’s Shafak’s showcase of women writers at London Book Fair 2019, Val McDermid’s choice of ten lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI+) writers has now been revealed:Andrew McMillan Colette Bryce Fiona Mozley Juliet Jacques Juno Dawson Keith Jarrett Kirsty Logan Luke Turner Mary Paulson-Ellis Rosie Garland  In October, Jackie Kay will make her selection of ten writers of colour writers working in the UK who most excite her. Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-08-10 10:05:02 UTC ]
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