Welsh Books Council


This website is being developed by the Books Council of Wales 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 Books Council of Wales'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

Local bookshops arrangements - UPDATE - January 2021 - 8 Jan 2021

Independent booksellers across Wales continue to take orders online, over the phone or click-and-collect where possible.

Books Council offices and Distribution Centre - 23 Dec 2020

Our offices and Distribution Centre will close its doors on Wednesday afternoon, 23 December and will re-open on Monday, 4 January 2021.

Children's Story Writing Contest - 16 Dec 2020

The Books Council of Wales is delighted to support a story writing competition for Welsh primary school pupils organised by BBC Radio Cymru.

Huw Aaron's cartoons to raise a smile on World Book Day 2021 - 30 Nov 2020

The Books Council of Wales is delighted to announce that Huw Aaron is the author of the new £1 Welsh-language book being published for World Book Day 2021.

Remembering Jan Morris 1926–2020 - 23 Nov 2020

On 20 November 2020, Wales lost one of its great literary figures following the death of Jan Morris at the age of 94.