Welsh Books Council


This website is being developed by the Books Council of Wales as a comprehensive source of information about the book industry. Pages will be added regularly and existing information will be augmented and kept up-to-date. If you would like to suggest new topics for inclusion or if you wish to post details of your own business, please contact us. 

On the Books Council of Wales's corporate website www.books.wales you will find full details of our services and campaings and our www.gwales.com website allows you to search for information about books from Wales, and order securely online should you so wish.



Latest News

Local Bookshops that are Open and/or Selling Online - UPDATED - 8 Sep 2020

As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, bookshops in Wales have started to reopen their doors since Monday 22 June 2020. Many continue to sell online too, offering click and collect, postal or local delivery services.

Summer of Reading for Children and Young People in Ceredigion - 24 Jul 2020

The first in a hundred packs of free books have been delivered to families across Ceredigion this week.

Books Council of Wales Statement - 19 June 2020 - 19 Jun 2020

The Books Council of Wales warmly welcomes the First Minister’s announcement that bookshops are among the businesses which will be allowed to reopen from Monday 22 June 2020.

Quick Reads Released as Free Downloads - 8 Jun 2020

A series of short and snappy books by authors from Wales will be available for free download this summer.

Tir na n-Og Book Award Winners to be Announced in July

Tir na n-Og Book Award Winners to be Announced in July - 22 May 2020

The winners of the prestigious 2020 Tir Na n-Og Awards for children and young people’s literature are to be announced in July 2020.