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

Celebrating books on the digital stage - 3 Mar 2021

Books from Wales will be celebrated on the digital stage on World Book Day this year, Thursday 4 March 2021.

Share a story on World Book Day 2021 - 26 Feb 2021

The Books Council of Wales is encouraging people across Wales to share a story in celebration of World Book Day 2021 on Thursday 4 March.

Copyright permissions temporarily increased to support schools during lockdown - 17 Feb 2021

Copyright permissions on re-using published material in schools and colleges have been temporarily increased during lockdown, following efforts by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), the Books Council of Wales and the publishing industry.

Local bookshops arrangements - UPDATE - February 2021 - 4 Feb 2021

Independent booksellers across Wales continue to take orders online, over the phone or click-and-collect where possible.

Iechyd Da Book Scheme to Support Children's Health and Well-being - 3 Feb 2021

The Welsh Government's Education Minister is launching a new scheme to ensure that all primary schools receive a special bundle of books supporting children's health and well-being.