Welsh Books Council


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.



Latest News

Penarth Literature Festival

Penarth Literature Festival - 23 Sep 2016

The fifth  Penarth Literature Festival  will be held between the 2nd and 9th of October.


ROALD DAHL – 'The LARGE Collection' – SPECIAL OFFER - 22 Sep 2016

The Welsh collection of Roald Dahl books is now  £50 for a limited time only.

Dahlightful Stories Competition

Dahlightful Stories Competition - 12 Sep 2016

What adventures did you get up to over the summer this year?

NEW RELEASE: The Martian Girl by Paul Magrs

NEW RELEASE: The Martian Girl by Paul Magrs - 25 Aug 2016

Firefly Press is delighted to publish the second book in the Mars trilogy after the widely acclaimed  Lost on Mars  (May 2015) one of The Telegraph's and Irish Times' best YA books of 2015.

Literary Medal 2016

Literary Medal 2016 - 3 Aug 2016

Eurig Salisbury has been awarded the Literary Medal at the 2016 National Eisteddfod for his novel,  Cai.