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

Aberaeron Book Festival 1-3 Nov - 16 Oct 2019

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

On your marks, get set, write:

On your marks, get set, write: - 3 Oct 2019

#Her100Cerdd is back to celebrate National Poetry Day

Welsh adaption of 'Mixed Emotions'

Welsh adaption of 'Mixed Emotions' - 23 Sep 2019

Rily Publications is about to publish an innovative Welsh-language book for children that introduces the basics of various underlying emotions, including anger, happiness, jealousy, fear and anxiety.

Eloise Williams named first Children's Laureate Wales

Eloise Williams named first Children's Laureate Wales - 18 Sep 2019

Literature Wales has announced that popular Pembrokeshire-based children's author  Eloise Williams  is the first  Children's Laureate Wales.  This new national ambassadorial post aims to engage and inspire the children of Wales through literature, and to promote a child's right to have their stories and voices heard.


RYGBI - 13 Sep 2019

Rygbi;  the book that contains everything you need to know about the world of rugby, from how to play, iconic players, the World Cup, legendary teams as well as all the facts and figures to make us all excited about this wonderful and all-consuming game!