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Griff Takes The Prize with his First Novel! - 27 May 2016

Griff Takes The Prize with his First Novel!

In a special ceremony held as part of the CILIP conference in Swansea, the Welsh Books Council has announced the name of the winner of the 2016 Tir na n-Og English-language Award, Wales's top prize for authors of books for children and young adults.

A festival of Books this year at the Urdd Eisteddfod - 26 May 2016

A festival of Books this year at the Urdd Eisteddfod

Come by Siop Lyfrau Lewis's stand at the Eisteddfod yr Urdd in Fflint between the 30th of May to the 4th of June. The stand will be full of excitement, books and events!

A novel is the Welsh and English Book of the Month for the first time ever - 24 May 2016

A novel is the Welsh and English Book of the Month for the first time ever

For the First Time ever, a novel from a new author has won the slot for the Welsh Books Council's Book of the Month in Welsh and English.

Announcing the Wales Book of the Year Short List 2016 - 19 May 2016

Announcing the Wales Book of the Year Short List 2016

The Short List was announced via a live online broadcast in collaboration with the Welsh-language television company Cwmni Da on Thursday 19 May at 1.00 pm.

Lifting the lid on a Notorious Election Campaign - 17 May 2016

Lifting the lid on a Notorious Election Campaign

The Greasy Poll  – Diary of a Controversial Election  will be launched at Wiff Waff Bar in Aberystwyth on the 19th of May at 7pm.

Welsh Children's Poet launches her new book using Twitter… - 17 May 2016

Welsh Children's Poet launches her new book using Twitter…

Between 8 and 9 on Wednesday Night the 18th of May, during the Welsh Hour, Anni Llŷn will be launching her new book  Dim Ond Traed Brain on the Bardd Plant Cymru Twitter Page (@BarddPlant). 

Two Roald Dahl poetry books for children skillfully adapted into Welsh by Gwynne Williams - 27 Apr 2016

Two Roald Dahl poetry books for children skillfully adapted into Welsh by Gwynne Williams

Rily Publications present two new Roald Dahl adaptions in Welsh for the Centenary Year.

Angharad Tomos Leads Next Author Tour - 15 Apr 2016

Angharad Tomos, the prolific Welsh-language author, will lead the next @LlyfrDaFabBooks Author Tour. Six primary schools in the Caernarfon area will enjoy a workshop with Angharad, in which she'll discuss two of her latest novels, both based in 1960s Wales –  Paent!  and  Darn Bach o Bapur.

Gwyn Thomas 1936–2016 - 15 Apr 2016

The poet and scholar Gwyn Thomas has died aged 79 after a lifelong contribution as a poet and as one who had a remarkable ability to interpret and to introduce Welsh literature to new audiences. A three times winner of the Tir na n-Og Award and National Poet of Wales, he was also a member of the Books Council's central panels. We extend our deepest condolences to the family in their time of grief.

Faith, hope, Love... - 8 Apr 2016

Faith, hope, Love...

These are some of the themes at this year's Bedwen Lyfrau Festival held at The Gallery, Caernarfon on Saturday the 23rd of April.

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