- 40 new Fellows under 40 were welcomed on 27 June 2018
- 45 new Fellows and Honorary Fellows were elected in 2019
- Blake Morrison visits Appleton Academy as part of our Schools Outreach programme
- Read our 'Literature in Britain Today' report, published 1 March 2017
- Read the winners and highly commended poems of our Poems for Peace competition for 11-18 year olds
- Aida Edemariam wins the 2019 RSL Ondaatje Prize with her memoir The Wife’s Tale: A Personal History (4th Estate)
- Book now for 'Literature Matters: In the Moment' 28 October| Jay Bernard, James Graham, Ali Smith. Chaired by Matthew Sweet.
- Book now for 'Black in the Union Jack?' 12 November| Jeffrey Boakye, Paul Gilroy, Derek Owusu.
- Book now for 'What’s So Great About George Eliot?' 21 November| Deborah Moggach, Sathnam Sanghera, Kathryn Hughes.
- Book now for 'Writing Lives' 29 November| Lara Feigel, Delia Jarrett-Macauley, Anthony Joseph Chaired by Hermione Lee.
- Book now for 'Literature Matters: Young Rebels' 12 December| Malorie Blackman
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