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Tender For Welsh-Language Magazines for the Period 2019–2023 - 15 Jan 2019

Following an open call for ideas from Welsh-language magazines which wished to apply for sponsorship, 19 applications were received from publications old and new. 17 of these titles were supported, two of which were new to the field. In addition, one-off development grants were offered to two titles.

Promoting Plurality Amongst English-Language Magazines - 15 Jan 2019

The Welsh Books Council has announced that seven English-language magazines have been offered grant support during the next funding period, with exciting new voices emerging alongside long-respected publications.

The Books Council supports the industry-wide commitment to Professional Behaviour in Bookselling and Publishing - 14 Dec 2018

An industry-wide commitment to  Professional Behaviour in Bookselling and Publishing.

A Raid Over Berlin: John Martin's miraculous true-life Second World War survival story becomes an overnight bestseller

A Raid Over Berlin: John Martin's miraculous true-life Second World War survival story becomes an overnight bestseller - 29 Nov 2018

A Raid Over Berlin  becomes an overnight bestseller after last night's BBC The One Show Feature and flies to Amazon No 1!

Thousands of Welsh children enjoyed reading during the summer holidays

Thousands of Welsh children enjoyed reading during the summer holidays - 28 Nov 2018

Large numbers of children were excited to take part in a Beano-inspired reading adventure at their local library this summer across Wales and the rest of the UK, according to new statistics released on Friday by The Reading Agency.