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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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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.

Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2016

Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2016 - 2 Aug 2016

The winner of the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize for 2016 is Guto Dafydd for his novel,  Ymbelydredd.

Optimist Absoliwt - Eluned Phillips's Biography by Menna Elfyn

Optimist Absoliwt - Eluned Phillips's Biography by Menna Elfyn - 1 Aug 2016

This biography of the life and work of Eluned Phillips by Menna Elfyn will be launched at the National Eisteddfod, and there will be a session in the 'Babell LĂȘn' on Thursday the 4th of August at 12:45pm.

Dawn Ymadrodd - a journey through the Welsh Language...

Dawn Ymadrodd - a journey through the Welsh Language... - 28 Jul 2016

The Wealth and Charm of the Welsh Language is explored in this new book published by Gomer Press.