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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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Publishing the Rosser Report into Welsh-language Books for Children and Young People - 1 Dec 2017

Following their Annual Meeting in Aberystwyth yesterday (Thursday, 30 November), the Welsh Books Council are pleased to share the final report produced by Dr Siwan Rosser of the School of Welsh, Cardiff University, on her Survey of Welsh-language Books for Children and Young People which she conducted earlier this year.

Summer Reading Challenge 2017 - 30 Nov 2017

Summer Reading Challenge 2017: The Reading Agency and libraries announce increased participation for Animal Agents as Beano theme announced for 2018.

Season's Readings – A new pop-up shop is opening in Machynlleth - 20 Nov 2017

A new pop-up shop is opening in the market town of Machynlleth this week.  Llyfrau @52 Stryd Maengwyn  will open its doors on Saturday (18 November) and will provide readers with a feast of books for Christmas.

Wales Book of the Year 2017: A hat trick for debut novelist, Alys Conran

Wales Book of the Year 2017: A hat trick for debut novelist, Alys Conran - 14 Nov 2017

At a glittering awards ceremony this evening in Cardiff, Literature Wales announced that  Pigeon  by  Alys Conran  is the winner of Wales Book of the Year 2017.

Welsh Bookshop Week (20-24 November)

Welsh Bookshop Week (20-24 November) - 14 Nov 2017

As part of Welsh Bookshops Week, Radio Cymru will broadcast live from a number of bookshops throughout Wales from 20-24 November.