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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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Welsh Wanderer Tom shares story of his epic round trip of Wales Charity Odessey

Welsh Wanderer Tom shares story of his epic round trip of Wales Charity Odessey - 15 May 2017

On 26th July 2016, Tom Davies left his home in Presteigne. Nine weeks later he arrived home, having walked the 1,100-mile perimeter of Wales, raising  £6,700 for Alzheimer's Society. Now his newly published book,  A Welsh Wander – An Epic Trek Right Around Wales,  is his heart-warmingly open and honest story, bursting with facts about places along his route.

Barddas's Third Gerallt Festival to be held at Aberystwyth

Barddas's Third Gerallt Festival to be held at Aberystwyth - 15 May 2017

On the 27th of May, Barddas will host their third Gerallt Festival, with their day events held at the Old College in Aberystwyth.

The Year of Legends in Wales

The Year of Legends in Wales - 12 May 2017

2017 is the Year of Legends in Wales, and Welsh family run children’s book publisher, Rily Publications, are about to launch their latest original title based on the legend of King Arthur.

Deliciously Sweet Pizza

Deliciously Sweet Pizza - 11 May 2017

Author G. R. Gemin wins the Tir na n-Og children's literature award for the second time!

Golden Times - Leading Welsh Publisher and Printer Celebrates 50th Birthday

Golden Times - Leading Welsh Publisher and Printer Celebrates 50th Birthday - 10 May 2017

A book festival, Bedwen Lyfrau, will be held between 10am and 4pm on Saturday the 20th of May at Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Y Lolfa's 50th birthday party will be held at Marine hotel, Aberystwyth at 8pm.