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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.