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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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Tales on the Rails - To Llandudno!

Tales on the Rails - To Llandudno! - 16 Jul 2017

The Welsh Books Council are organising another Author Tour with a difference as part of their successful  @LlyfrDaFabBooks  scheme. Past events have included a train journey in the company of author Meinir Wyn Edwards along the Cambrian Railway but this time pupils will be making their journey along the Conwy Valley Line to Llandudno.

A winning bite of the 'Big Apple' for RNIB Cymru Transcription Team!

A winning bite of the 'Big Apple' for RNIB Cymru Transcription Team! - 20 Jun 2017

RNIB Cymru's Transcription Team have won a prestigious award at the New York Festival's World's Best Radio Programmes ceremony which was held last night (19 June), at the salubrious Manhattan Penthouse, New York.

Pupils Shine at National Reading Competition

Pupils Shine at National Reading Competition - 15 Jun 2017

A team of avid readers from Stebonheath School, Llanelli, have been crowned the 2017 Champions of BookSlam, the Welsh Books Council's annual reading competition for children.

Penarth LitFest 2017 - events schedule and ticket booking

Penarth LitFest 2017 - events schedule and ticket booking - 13 Jun 2017

Tickets are now on sale for all Penarth Literature Festival events! The full events schedule is below - click on the links to see more details of each event.

Glyndŵr Trilogy by Carmarthen Author Published Posthumously

Glyndŵr Trilogy by Carmarthen Author Published Posthumously - 13 Jun 2017

Glyndŵr - To Arms! by the late Moelwyn Jones is an imaginary novel based on the real life and battles of Owain Glyndŵr. It follows the publishing of the bestselling Glyndŵr - Son of Prophecy last Christmas.