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World Book Day 2019 - 8 Feb 2019

World Book Day 2019

Welsh Books Council announces two new titles to celebrate stories and reading with young people.

Tales on the Rails are Back! - 4 Feb 2019

Tales on the Rails are Back!

'Mam-gu a Fi' on Tour in Ceredigion. This February, the Welsh Books Council have organised another event with a difference as part of their successful  @LlyfrDaFabBooks  scheme.

From climate change to post-truth: Wales hotly tipped for literary talent-spotting - 28 Jan 2019

Literature Wales has today announed its investment in new writing and literary talent with its list of 2019 Writers' Bursaries and Mentoring Scheme recipients.

Firefly Set to Soar - 24 Jan 2019

Quarto Translations investment deal sparks bright furture.

Tender For Welsh-Language Magazines for the Period 2019–2023 - 15 Jan 2019

Following an open call for ideas from Welsh-language magazines which wished to apply for sponsorship, 19 applications were received from publications old and new. 17 of these titles were supported, two of which were new to the field. In addition, one-off development grants were offered to two titles.

Promoting Plurality Amongst English-Language Magazines - 15 Jan 2019

The Welsh Books Council has announced that seven English-language magazines have been offered grant support during the next funding period, with exciting new voices emerging alongside long-respected publications.

The Books Council supports the industry-wide commitment to Professional Behaviour in Bookselling and Publishing - 14 Dec 2018

An industry-wide commitment to  Professional Behaviour in Bookselling and Publishing.

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: John Martin's miraculous true-life Second World War survival story becomes an overnight bestseller

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 - 28 Nov 2018

Thousands of Welsh children enjoyed reading during the summer holidays

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 - 20 Nov 2018

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

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.

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