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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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A novel is the Welsh and English Book of the Month for the first time ever

A novel is the Welsh and English Book of the Month for the first time ever - 24 May 2016

For the First Time ever, a novel from a new author has won the slot for the Welsh Books Council's Book of the Month in Welsh and English.

Announcing the Wales Book of the Year Short List 2016

Announcing the Wales Book of the Year Short List 2016 - 19 May 2016

The Short List was announced via a live online broadcast in collaboration with the Welsh-language television company Cwmni Da on Thursday 19 May at 1.00 pm.

Lifting the lid on a Notorious Election Campaign

Lifting the lid on a Notorious Election Campaign - 17 May 2016

The Greasy Poll  – Diary of a Controversial Election  will be launched at Wiff Waff Bar in Aberystwyth on the 19th of May at 7pm.

Welsh Children's Poet launches her new book using Twitter…

Welsh Children's Poet launches her new book using Twitter… - 17 May 2016

Between 8 and 9 on Wednesday Night the 18th of May, during the Welsh Hour, Anni Llŷn will be launching her new book  Dim Ond Traed Brain on the Bardd Plant Cymru Twitter Page (@BarddPlant). 

Two Roald Dahl poetry books for children skillfully adapted into Welsh by Gwynne Williams

Two Roald Dahl poetry books for children skillfully adapted into Welsh by Gwynne Williams - 27 Apr 2016

Rily Publications present two new Roald Dahl adaptions in Welsh for the Centenary Year.