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

Literary Medal 2019

Literary Medal 2019 - 7 Aug 2019

Rhiannon Ifans has been awarded the Literary Medal at the 2019 National Eisteddfod for her novel, ‘Ingrid’.

Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2019

Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2019 - 6 Aug 2019

The winner of the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize for 2018 is Guto Dafydd for his novel, Carafanio.

Children in Wales Make Space for Reading as Summer Reading Challenge Prepares for Lift-Off - 15 Jul 2019

Get ready to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Summer Reading Challenge with Space Chase, a very special reading mission.

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Lord Elis-Thomas, launched the challenge in Newtown Library on Friday, 12 July 2019, and was joined by popular author and illustrator Max Low.

Avid Readers Shine at BookSlam Finals - 6 Jun 2019

Pupils from Cyfarthfa Park Primary, Methyr Tydfil, BookSlam 2019 winners.

Joe Allen puts Wales on the Map... but where is Llyfr Glas Nebo?

Joe Allen puts Wales on the Map... but where is Llyfr Glas Nebo? - 30 May 2019

The winners of the 2019 Tir na n-Og Welsh-language awards were announced at this year's Urdd National Eisteddfod at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, on Thursday, May 30.