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The Welsh Books Council has announced the name of the winner of the 2013 Tir na n-Og English Award. In a prestigious event at Cardiff Central Library on 16 May, the award was presented to Daniel Morden for his collection of stories, Tree of Leaf and Flame (Pont Books).
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The annual Wales Book of the Year journey has begun as the 2013 Short List has been announced via a special online broadcast. Using a digital platform for the Short List meant that everyone, whether in Wales or further afield, could celebrate the wealth of literary talent we have here in Wales.
On Monday, 13 May, Literature Wales and S4C jointly announced which books have reached the 2013 Book of the Year short list.
This year's Bedwen Lyfrau, organised by Cwlwm Cyhoeddwyr Cymru, was held in Theatr Felinfach, in the Aeron Valley, on Saturday, 02 May, between 10.30am and 3.30pm.
Gwasg Gomer and Academi Hywel Teifi celebrated the publication of Bob: Cofiant R. Williams Parry (Alan Llwyd) at Swansea University, on Thursday, 02 May.
Who Beat the All Blacks? (Y Lolfa) by Alun Gibbard has been shortlisted for the coveted 2013 British Sports Book Awards, one of the key events in the publishing and sporting calendar.
The winner of the Welsh Books Council’s Quick Reads/Stori Sydyn 20x13 Wales-wide creative-writing competition is Maria Panfili Roberts from Pencader in Carmarthenshire for her piece After Nana.
Two children with special needs; a young man with his mind on lust and lager and the steel industry in the Swansea Valley during the 1980s. The contents of Welsh novels come to life in a new series on S4C this week – 6 Nofel (6 Novels) – a series that speaks volumes.
A Wnaiff y Gwragedd (Gwasg Gomer), Beti-Wyn James's experiences as a minister of religion, was launched at the Ivy Bush Hotel, Carmarthen, on Thursday, 11 April.
The Welsh Books Council has announced the titles on the shortlist of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awards for 2013.
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