The Royal Society of Literature at the British Library

An applauding audience in the British Library.

Bringing you the best literary events, in partnership with the Royal Society of Literature

The Royal Society of Literature is the UK’s charity for the advancement of literature. It acts as a voice for the value of literature, engages people in appreciating literature, and encourages and honour writers. 2020 marks the RSL’s bicentenary – with celebrations throughout the year looking at literature’s place in society over the past 200 years.

Series events

Talks and Discussions

What’s So Great About EM Forster? With Deborah Levy