- RSL Fellows at the 2017 Summer Party
- Listen to Shami Chakrabati Nicolette Jones, Rebecca McNally and Katherine Rundell discuss the 'Harry Potter effect'.
- Fellows sign the RSL Roll Book using Byron's pen or T.S. Eliot's fountain pen
- Blake Morrison visits Appleton Academy as part of our Schools Outreach programme
- Read our 'Literature in Britain Today' report, published 1 March 2017
- RSL Ondaatje Prize 2018 - shortlist
- Book now for 'Muriel Spark at 100' | Ali Smith celebrates one of the greatest fiction writers of the 20th Century
- Book now for 'Literature Matters: Identity and idealism' 21 May | Hari Kunzru discusses his writing with Lisa Appignanesi
- Book now for 'Crowned with green', 7 June | Liz Lochhead reads her poems and speaks about her writing life
- Book now for 'Dalloway Day', 20 June | A celebration of Virginia Woolf's 1925 novel Mrs Dalloway.
- Book now for 'Refugee Tales', 11 July | Neel Mukherjee and Vanessa Redgrave read.
- Listen to Reni Eddo-Lodge, Bernardine Evaristo and Heidi Safi Mirza discuss writing about race, feminism and class
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