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

Friends of the Books Council of Wales are looking for ideas for novels for YA - 16 Jan 2020

The Friends of the Book Council of Wales our holding a competition to find new ideas for Welsh-language novels for young adults, and are offering a generous prize.

Wici-Llên Editathon to be held at Books Council of Wales Office - 6 Jan 2020

A Wici-Llên editathon will be held at the Books Council of Wales office, Castell Brychan, Aberystwyth on Friday, 10 January 2020 between 12:00 and 16:00.

Books Council on the Hunt for the New 'Gruffalo' - 1 Nov 2019

The Books Council of Wales are launching a new competition with the Urdd for the 2020 Eisteddfod.

Wales Book of the Year 2020

Wales Book of the Year 2020 - 29 Oct 2019

Literature Wales announces a New Children & Young People's Category and Ceremony Location

Aberaeron Book Festival 1-3 Nov - 16 Oct 2019

Free event; Book Signings; Author Readings and more...