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Literature Wales Announces the Wales Book of the Year Short List 2017 - 10 Oct 2017

Literature Wales Announces the Wales Book of the Year Short List 2017

After many months reading, meeting and debating, the Wales Book of the Year judges have chosen their nine-strong list of favourites from the books published in 2016, and Literature Wales is delighted to announce that the English-language Short List 2017.

Welsh Books Council's 'Tales on the Rails' Shortlisted for National Community Rail Award - 29 Sep 2017

Welsh Books Council's 'Tales on the Rails' Shortlisted for National Community Rail Award

The Welsh Books Council are very excited to announce that their entry, Tales on the Rails, has been shortlisted in this year's Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) Community Rail Awards, in the category of Involving Children and Young People.

Still Remembering T. Llew Jones? - 28 Sep 2017

Still Remembering T. Llew Jones?

Do the stories and poems still attract young readers? It's almost two years since the centenary celebrations of the poet and author T. Llew Jones when we were reminded of his influence on generations of young readers. 

Celebrating National Poetry Day on September 24 - 20 Sep 2017

Celebrating National Poetry Day on September 24

Pupils from Ysgol Dyffryn Cledlyn in Ceredigion will have the perfect company on National Poetry Day on September 24.  

Gwales Carriage Charges to increase from 2 October 2017 - 13 Sep 2017

Gwales Carriage Charges to increase from 2 October 2017

From Monday the 2nd of October 2017 carriage charges on gwales.com will rise to £3.20; this is the first increase since 2012. Unfortunately we are no longer able to absorb the increasing postage costs.

What makes Welsh Exiles Return to Wales? - 11 Sep 2017

What makes Welsh Exiles Return to Wales?

A book written by author and returning Welsh exile Peter Daniels, and published this week, is a celebration of Welshness and Welsh people.

Literary Medal 2017 - 9 Aug 2017

Literary Medal 2017

The winner of the Literary Medal for 2017 is Sonia Edwards for her novel,  Rhannu Ambarél.

Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2017 - 8 Aug 2017

The Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2017 is withheld at the National Eisteddfod.

Literature Wales Funding for Writers - 17 Jul 2017

Literature Wales Funding for Writers

Literature Wales has announced that the next round of Writers' Bursaries and Mentoring is now open for submission.

Tales on the Rails - To Llandudno! - 16 Jul 2017

Tales on the Rails - To Llandudno!

The Welsh Books Council are organising another Author Tour with a difference as part of their successful  @LlyfrDaFabBooks  scheme. Past events have included a train journey in the company of author Meinir Wyn Edwards along the Cambrian Railway but this time pupils will be making their journey along the Conwy Valley Line to Llandudno.

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