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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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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.

Announcing the Names of new Children's Authors and Illustrators of Wales

Announcing the Names of new Children's Authors and Illustrators of Wales - 20 Nov 2018

Literature Wales and the Welsh Books Council are pleased to announce the names of 16 individuals who have gained a place on a Writing and Drawing for Children Course under the care of tutors Jac Jones and Manon Steffan Ros in February 2019.

Premier League Writing Stars Poetry Competition

Premier League Writing Stars Poetry Competition - 14 Nov 2018

Casia Wiliam, Bardd Plant Cymru, joins Rio Ferdinand, Olly Murs, Lauren Child and Joseph Coelho on the judging panel for the Premier League Writing Stars poetry competition.

Gŵyl Lyfrau Aberaeron Book Festival

Gŵyl Lyfrau Aberaeron Book Festival - 26 Oct 2018

The first Gŵyl Lyfrau Aberaeron Book Festival is to be held at Aberaeron Memorial Hall over the weekend of 3rd & 4th November.