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Welsh Books Council

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This website is being developed by the Welsh Books Council 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 Welsh Books Council'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.

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Young readers take over the Arts Centre

Young readers take over the Arts Centre - 29 Jun 2016

On 14 and 15 June, scores of children from 25 schools across Wales took over the Arts Centre in Aberystwyth for two days of keen competition.

Gritty new novel to commemorate a bloody battle...

Gritty new novel to commemorate a bloody battle... - 29 Jun 2016

To commemorate a centenary of the Mametz forest battle during the Great War, the author Alun Cob publishes a new novel about the bloody fight, Mametz.

From Botany Bay to Cardigan Castle

From Botany Bay to Cardigan Castle - 28 Jun 2016

One of Wales's most popular authors, Bethan Gwanas, will be visiting Cardigan Castle on Thursday the 30th of June at 10:30 to discuss her latest novel,  I Botany Bay,  amongst her other titles.

Series launch of books about the natural world in Cardiff and Penarth

Series launch of books about the natural world in Cardiff and Penarth - 27 Jun 2016

The Really Wild Show TV presenter Nicola Davies and Swansea art student Abbie Cameron launch series of books about the natural world in Cardiff and Penarth.

Experienced and new author scoop prestigious award

Experienced and new author scoop prestigious award - 2 Jun 2016

In a ceremony held today (02.06.16) in the main pavilion of the Urdd Eisteddfod at Flint, it was announced that Siân Lewis and illustrator Valériane Leblond are the winners of the 2016 Tir na n-Og Welsh-language Junior Category Award, with Llŷr Titus winning the Secondary Category Award.