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Welsh Wine Merchants win prestigious Food Award - 18 Jan 2017

Welsh Wine Merchants win prestigious Food Award

Rarebit and Rioja - Recipes and wine tales from Wales  by Dylan and Llinos Rowlands of Gwin Dylanwad Wine, Dolgellau, has been declared the national British winner in its category, Best Food and Wine at the 2017 Gourmand Awards.

The Hills of Wales shortlisted for Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year - 18 Jan 2017

The Hills of Wales shortlisted for Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year

A book about  The Hills of Wales  by Jim Perrin has been shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year.

Three-year Funding for English-language Publishers in Wales - 16 Jan 2017

Three-year Funding for English-language Publishers in Wales

The Welsh Books Council has announced three-year revenue funding for five publishing companies in Wales, enabling them to produce high-quality, appealing books for readers in Wales and beyond. Previous recipients, Seren Books, Parthian Books, Gomer and Honno Press have all been granted a renewal of funding. However, this time a new children's publisher, Firefly Press, will also receive this grant for the very first time.

Winner of Dahlightful Stories Competition Announced - 6 Jan 2017

The winners of the Dahlightful Stories Competition were announced by Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, at an event held in the Senedd that showcased the highlights of the vibrant Roald Dahl 100 Wales celebrations throughout 2016.

Award-winning Author Returns to his Roots - 4 Jan 2017

The Welsh Books Council’s popular @LlyfrDaFabBooks author tour initiative takes to the road once again. This time Tir na n-Og winner Griff Rowland will be visiting schools across Wales to meet primary and secondary school pupils and introduce them to the tale of Mostyn Price and his quest to find his racing pigeon, Mister Lloyd.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! - 21 Dec 2016

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all. The Welsh Books Council's offices and Distribution Centre will be closed from Friday the 23rd of December until Tuesday the 3rd of January 2017.

A Tasty Gift from Wales… - 16 Dec 2016

A Tasty Gift from Wales…

Cookery book  BLAS/TASTE  has been selling like hot cakes! Gomer Press has reprinted before Christmas to keep up with the high demand for Lisa Fearn's new recipe book.

Effects of Global Warming seen in Wales? - 5 Dec 2016

Effects of Global Warming seen in Wales?

Are the effects of global warming seen in Wales? That is the driving question behind the new publication  Tywydd Mawr – Extreme Weather in Wales  published this week.

World Book Day's 'Biggest Book Show on Earth' Tour Coming to Barry - 5 Dec 2016

World Book Day has today (Friday 25 November 2016) revealed the all-star line-up for 2017’s The Biggest Book Show on Earth tour, which will feature over 30 authors and illustrators and visit five locations throughout the UK and Ireland in celebration of World Book Day’s 20th anniversary. Barry line-up to include: Cathy Cassidy, Abi Elphinstone, Jim Smith, Martin Brown & Eloise Williams Wednesday 1 March 2017 at Memo Arts Centre, partnering with Welsh Books Council & Waterstones

Celebrate Forty Years of Barddas this Christmas. - 1 Dec 2016

Celebrate Forty Years of Barddas this Christmas.

A special offer for December only! Deugain Barddas  is now down from  £9.95 to  £5.95!

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