Welsh Books Council


This website is being developed by the Books Council of Wales 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 Books Council of Wales'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

Tir na n-Og Awards 2021 Welsh-language shortlist revealed - 12 Mar 2021

The Books Council of Wales is delighted to announce the six Welsh-language books shortlisted for the 2021 Tir na n-Og Awards, which celebrate the best books from Wales for children and young people.

Tir na n-Og Children's Book Awards 2021 English-language Shortlist Announced - 12 Mar 2021

Three stories exploring Wales at different times through history feature in the English-language books shortlisted for the Tir na n-Og Children’s Book Awards 2021 announced on Friday, 12 March 2021 on the Radio Wales Arts Show.

Celebrating books on the digital stage - 3 Mar 2021

Books from Wales will be celebrated on the digital stage on World Book Day this year, Thursday 4 March 2021.

Share a story on World Book Day 2021 - 26 Feb 2021

The Books Council of Wales is encouraging people across Wales to share a story in celebration of World Book Day 2021 on Thursday 4 March.

Copyright permissions temporarily increased to support schools during lockdown - 17 Feb 2021

Copyright permissions on re-using published material in schools and colleges have been temporarily increased during lockdown, following efforts by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), the Books Council of Wales and the publishing industry.