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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.

Premier League Writing Stars Poetry Competition - 14 Nov 2018

Premier League Writing Stars Poetry Competition

Casia Wiliam, Bardd Plant Cymru, joins Rio Ferdinand, Olly Murs, Lauren Child and Joseph Coelho on the judging panel for the Premier League Writing Stars poetry competition.

Gŵyl Lyfrau Aberaeron Book Festival - 26 Oct 2018

Gŵyl Lyfrau Aberaeron Book Festival

The first Gŵyl Lyfrau Aberaeron Book Festival is to be held at Aberaeron Memorial Hall over the weekend of 3rd & 4th November.

Magical Christmas adventure story from Catherine Fisher longlisted for Blue Peter Book Awards 2019 - 25 Oct 2018

Magical Christmas adventure story from Catherine Fisher longlisted for Blue Peter Book Awards 2019

A magical middle-grade story of snow and stars from acclaimed author Catherine Fisher has been long-listed for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2019 in the Best Story category.

Honouring a Children's Author - The Mary Vaughan Jones Award 2018 - 24 Oct 2018

Honouring a Children's Author - The Mary Vaughan Jones Award 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.

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