Scottish Literature Now!
British Council Literature Seminar, Hamburg, 13–15 February 2020
After having hosted the British Council Literature Seminar in Berlin in recent years, we are now heading north to Hamburg for the first time.
We are delighted to partner the 35th British Council Literature Seminar with the Literaturhaus Hamburg. Chaired by the renowned Scottish writer Louise Welsh, we shall look at Scottish Literature Now! The seminar will start in the evening of Thursday 13 February 2020 and finish at lunchtime on Saturday 15 February 2020.
The seminar will consist of a public reading, presentations by four further literary voices from Scotland, panel discussions and author-led workshops. The participating authors are Mary Paulson-Ellis, Malachy Tallack, Kirsty Logan and Jay G Ying.
- Complete Seminar full price: €150
- Complete Seminar student price: €100 (students will be required to show valid Student ID to gain entrance to the Seminar.)
All prices include a lunch on Friday, 14 February 2020 (with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options available), plus tea, coffee, water and snacks, which will be available throughout the seminar.
We are committed to making the seminar as accessible as possible and would like to hear from you if you have any special requirements. Please scroll down to the bottom of this page to find out more.
There will be a public reading held by Louise Welsh on 13 February at Literaturhaus Hamburg. All information is available here.
“Scotland’s literature is woven through with political discourse, social realism, absurdity, romance and murder. This is not the tartan you’ll find in the tourist gift shop. This is the real thing. Reflections of a country on the cusp of change.” – Louise Welsh