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Welsh Books Council's 'Tales on the Rails' Shortlisted for National Community Rail Award - 29 Sep 2017

Welsh Books Council's 'Tales on the Rails' Shortlisted for National Community Rail Award

The Welsh Books Council are very excited to announce that their entry, Tales on the Rails, has been shortlisted in this year's Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) Community Rail Awards, in the category of Involving Children and Young People.

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Gwales Carriage Charges to increase from 2 October 2017 - 13 Sep 2017

Gwales Carriage Charges to increase from 2 October 2017

From Monday the 2nd of October 2017 carriage charges on gwales.com will rise to £3.20; this is the first increase since 2012. Unfortunately we are no longer able to absorb the increasing postage costs.

What makes Welsh Exiles Return to Wales? - 11 Sep 2017

What makes Welsh Exiles Return to Wales?

A book written by author and returning Welsh exile Peter Daniels, and published this week, is a celebration of Welshness and Welsh people.

Literary Medal 2017 - 9 Aug 2017

Literary Medal 2017

The winner of the Literary Medal for 2017 is Sonia Edwards for her novel,  Rhannu Ambarél.

Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2017 - 8 Aug 2017

The Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2017 is withheld at the National Eisteddfod.

Literature Wales Funding for Writers - 17 Jul 2017

Literature Wales Funding for Writers

Literature Wales has announced that the next round of Writers' Bursaries and Mentoring is now open for submission.

Tales on the Rails - To Llandudno! - 16 Jul 2017

Tales on the Rails - To Llandudno!

The Welsh Books Council are organising another Author Tour with a difference as part of their successful  @LlyfrDaFabBooks  scheme. Past events have included a train journey in the company of author Meinir Wyn Edwards along the Cambrian Railway but this time pupils will be making their journey along the Conwy Valley Line to Llandudno.

Aiming for a Million Welsh Speakers - Four Publishers Preparing to Publish for Welsh Learmers - 11 Jul 2017

The Welsh Books Council is pleased to announce that four leading publishers have succeeded in securing the work to publish books for Welsh learners. Atebol, CAA (Educational Resource Publisher, Aberystwyth University), Gomer Press and Y Lolfa have secured contracts to publish five books each for Welsh learners over the next 18 months.

Get down to your local Library this Summer for a chance to solve a Mystery! - 10 Jul 2017

Get down to your local Library this Summer for a chance to solve a Mystery!

Ken Skates, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy and Infrastructure, Welsh Government, and author Rob Lewis will officially launch the Challenge in Wales at Prestatyn Library, Denbighshire, on Monday 10 July 2017, between 1 and 2:30pm.

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