Dref Wen

Welsh Books Council

Publishers

Dref Wen
28 Church Road
Whitchurch
Cardiff
CF14 2EA

Date company established

1970

Distributor

  • Wales Welsh Books Council
  • Britain/Overseas Gwasg y Dref Wen

Number of titles in print

500

Types of books published

Welsh-language and English-language, primarily for children (adaptations and original); Welsh learners of all ages.

Advice to writers concerning submission of manuscripts

Ideally, submission of typescript on disk and hard-copy.

Average time taken to respond to unsolicited manuscripts

Varies

The publisher seeks new authors particularly in the following categories

Commission around 95% of titles. Would like to develop bilingual titles, co-editions and titles with potential for sales in overseas rights, but are not seeking original work suitable for publication in English only.

Date last updated: 3 Nov 2017