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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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Celebrating the Power of Poetry for a Change - 21 Sep 2018

The Welsh Books Council is delighted to be working with the Forward Arts Foundation to celebrate the power of poetry this October.

A Raid over Berlin - a miraculous True-life Second World War Survival Story

A Raid over Berlin - a miraculous True-life Second World War Survival Story - 17 Sep 2018

96-year-old Lancaster Bomber John Martin to receive a copy of his secretly-published memoir,  A Raid over Berlin  on BBC1's The One Show.

Honouring a Children's Author - The Mary Vaughan Jones Award 2018

Honouring a Children's Author - The Mary Vaughan Jones Award 2018 - 17 Sep 2018

The contribution of the late Gareth F. Williams to literature for children and young people will be celebrated with the 2018 Mary Vaughan Jones Award.

Annonuncing a Scheme to Nurture a New Generation of Authors and Illustrators of Children's Books - 6 Sep 2018

The Welsh Books Council is delighted to announce that it will be holding a pioneering course for authors and illustrators of books for children aged between 3 and 7 years, in conjunction with Literature Wales, in an effort to fill the shelves of bookshops with original Welsh publications for children.

Literature Wales Writers' Bursaries 2019 - 15 Aug 2018

Literature Wales has recently announced that the next round of Bursaries and Mentoring is now open for submission. The schemes are open to emerging and experienced writers alike.