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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 Wine Merchants win prestigious Food Award

Welsh Wine Merchants win prestigious Food Award - 18 Jan 2017

Rarebit and Rioja - Recipes and wine tales from Wales  by Dylan and Llinos Rowlands of Gwin Dylanwad Wine, Dolgellau, has been declared the national British winner in its category, Best Food and Wine at the 2017 Gourmand Awards.

The Hills of Wales shortlisted for Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year

The Hills of Wales shortlisted for Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year - 18 Jan 2017

A book about  The Hills of Wales  by Jim Perrin has been shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year.

Three-year Funding for English-language Publishers in Wales

Three-year Funding for English-language Publishers in Wales - 16 Jan 2017

The Welsh Books Council has announced three-year revenue funding for five publishing companies in Wales, enabling them to produce high-quality, appealing books for readers in Wales and beyond. Previous recipients, Seren Books, Parthian Books, Gomer and Honno Press have all been granted a renewal of funding. However, this time a new children's publisher, Firefly Press, will also receive this grant for the very first time.

Winner of Dahlightful Stories Competition Announced - 6 Jan 2017

The winners of the Dahlightful Stories Competition were announced by Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, at an event held in the Senedd that showcased the highlights of the vibrant Roald Dahl 100 Wales celebrations throughout 2016.

Award-winning Author Returns to his Roots - 4 Jan 2017

The Welsh Books Council’s popular @LlyfrDaFabBooks author tour initiative takes to the road once again. This time Tir na n-Og winner Griff Rowland will be visiting schools across Wales to meet primary and secondary school pupils and introduce them to the tale of Mostyn Price and his quest to find his racing pigeon, Mister Lloyd.