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    January: Bridges

    As part of our Power of Translation programme and #TranslationThurs, we are sharing four new short stories to celebrate the launch of Read Paper Republic. You can read the first two stories here and here, and check back next #TranslationThurs for the final installment. Paper Republic is a collective of literary translators who work to promote new Chinese fiction in…Read more

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    Monsters, Myths and Multilingual Creativity

    Free Word's Researcher in Residence sets out some of the incredible projects he has come across, shining a light on the much misconceived notion of multilingualism Read more

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    The Road to the Weeping Spring

    As part of our Power of Translation programme and #TranslationThurs, we are sharing four new short stories to celebrate the launch of Read Paper Republic. You can read last week's story here, and check back next #TranslationThurs for the next one. Paper Republic is a collective of literary translators who work to promote new Chinese fiction in…Read more

  • Inua Ellams

    Watch: Rhyme and Reason - The Poetry of Climate Change

    Watch poets and spoken word artists discuss how they can help to create change through their writing and performance, contributing to the debate around climate change. Read more