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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.

2016 Tir na n-Og Shortlist Announced - 5 Apr 2016

2016 Tir na n-Og Shortlist Announced

The Welsh Books Council has announced the titles on the shortlist of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awards for 2016. The awards celebrate a special 40th birthday this year and there is much excitement surrounding the announcement of the winning title.

Tryweryn Activist Reveals All on Welsh Bombing Campaigns, Life on the Run and MI5 - 30 Mar 2016

Tryweryn Activist Reveals All on Welsh Bombing Campaigns, Life on the Run and MI5

Y Lolfa will be releasing  Tryweryn - A Nation Awakes – The Story of a Welsh Freedom Fighter  by Owain Williams on the 2nd of April at Neuadd Dwyfor, Pwllheli, Gwynedd at 12pm.

Dan Anthony Visits Schools @LlyfrDaFabBooks - 23 Mar 2016

Popular children’s author Dan Anthony recently visited six locations in north Wales as part of an @LlyfrDaFabBooks Author Tour organised by the Welsh Books Council. On Thursday, Dan had the company of Ken Skates, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism to launch the 2016 Children and Young Adults Books Catalogue, and to promote the Reading Lists created especially for World Book Day.

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