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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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Hwyl Llandeilo Litfest

Hwyl Llandeilo Litfest - 23 Apr 2018

Llandeilo town will host some top talent for the Award winning  Hwyl Llandeilo Litfest,  26-29 April. For the second time the small town will be a platform for writers, poets, artists, comedians and musicians.

Learning Welsh? Would love to read Welsh? Then give it a go!

Learning Welsh? Would love to read Welsh? Then give it a go! - 9 Apr 2018

The Welsh Books Council is very pleased to announce that a new and exciting series of reading books aimed at adults learning Welsh will be published shortly  –  Cyfres Amdani.

Announcing the 2018 Tir na n-Og Awards Shortlist

Announcing the 2018 Tir na n-Og Awards Shortlist - 26 Mar 2018

The Welsh Books Council has announced the titles on the shortlist of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awards 2018, presented annually by the Council to honour original work by authors and illustrators of children's books in Welsh and English.

LEGO Books in Welsh: Barod am Antur! and Anifeiliaid Anwes

LEGO Books in Welsh: Barod am Antur! and Anifeiliaid Anwes - 19 Mar 2018

Do you have a child that's fascinated with LEGO? These adaptations of LEGO books provide creativity, colour and education to all children.

Small Books - Big Stoires - Wales' Quick Reads 2018 Titles Available Now

Small Books - Big Stoires - Wales' Quick Reads 2018 Titles Available Now - 1 Mar 2018

As many as one in six adults struggle to read, and one of the main aims of Quick Reads is to encourage those reticent readers to pick up a book and give it a go. These short but compelling books, packed with big stories, are the perfect way to develop a love of reading.