Welsh Books Council


Book Awards in Wales

Prizes and awards in Wales which are open to submissions from publishers are as follows:

Details of competitions and prizes in Wales open to direct submissions from writers are available from Literature Wales at and, for National Eisteddfod and Urdd National Eisteddfod competitions, at: and

Publishing Trade Awards in Wales
The awards are administered by the Welsh Books Council. For further information, go to

Book Awards Outside Wales

A list of over 260 awards open to submissions from publishers and/or writers, with links, is supplied by Book Trust at  

Information about competitions and awards for writers only is available from numerous sources, including the following:

Date last updated: 1 Aug 2018