- 40 new Fellows under 40 were welcomed on 27 June 2018
- Blake Morrison visits Appleton Academy as part of our Schools Outreach programme
- Read our 'Literature in Britain Today' report, published 1 March 2017
- Book now for 'Fable, Folklore, Fiction' 22 January| Joanne Harris, Fiona Mozley, Irenosen Okojie. Chaired by Janina Ramirez.
- Book now for 'Citizen Science' 7 February | Don Paterson and Graeme Stephen.
- Book now for 'Quarantine' 21 February | Catharine Arnold, Stephen Roberts, Seema Yasmin. Chaired by Clare Wenham.
- Book now for 'Women in Power' 8 March | Helena Kennedy, Gina Miller, Rachel Reeves.
- Book now for 'Modern Gothic' 25 March| Sarah Perry and Kate Mosse. Chaired by Samira Ahmed.
- Book now for 'The Spirit of a Place' 16 April | Alan Johnson, Hisham Matar, Pascale Petit and Peter Pomerantsev.
- Book now for 'Literature Matters: On Memory and Migration' 10 May | Homi K. Bhabha. Chaired by Shahidha Bari
- Book now for 'Literature Matters: Breaking Ground' 27 June | Val McDermid and Jeanette Winterson
- Book now for 'New Daughters of Africa' 6 July | Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Nadifa Mohamed, Namwali Serpell and Margaret Busby. Chaired by Bernardine Evaristo.
- An unprecedented 31 new Fellows were elected in June 2018
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