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

Launching a new title by Heiddwen Tomos

Launching a new title by Heiddwen Tomos - 19 Apr 2017

On Friday, 5 May, Gomer Press will launch  Dŵr yn yr Afon,  a novel by a new, exciting Welsh-language author. Heiddwen Tomos tells the story of a farming family in west Wales in a dark, gripping novel.

Maintenance work

Maintenance work - 5 Apr 2017

The Distribution Centre warehouse will be  CLOSED on the 7th and 10th of April 2017  to enable Maintenance work to be carried out within the warehouse.

A walk with the Wildlife Wanderer…

A walk with the Wildlife Wanderer… - 4 Apr 2017

One of the UK's foremost wildlife photographers, David Bailey, will be publishing a striking collection of images in his first book,  Wildlife Wanderer.  To mark the publication, launch events will be held at the Drill Hall in Chepstow on 27 April and at the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth on 6 May.

20 New Books for Welsh Learners to be Published - 3 Apr 2017

The Welsh Books Council is very pleased to announce a tender for the publication of 20 leisure books aimed at adults learning Welsh. This is done in conjunction with the National Centre for Learning Welsh, the new organisation responsible for the Welsh for Adults education programme.

Tales on the Rails!

Tales on the Rails! - 21 Mar 2017

This April, the Welsh Books Council are organising an Author Tour with a difference as part of their successful  @LlyfrDaFabBooks  scheme. Past events have included school visits by authors such as Siân Lewis, Griff Rowland and Dan Anthony, but this time pupils will meet the author whilst on a train journey!