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Literature Wales Writers' Bursaries 2019 - 15 Aug 2018

Literature Wales has recently announced that the next round of Bursaries and Mentoring is now open for submission. The schemes are open to emerging and experienced writers alike.

Literary Medal 2018 - 8 Aug 2018

Literary Medal 2018

Manon Steffan Ros has been awarded the Literary Medal at the 2018 National Eisteddfod for her novel, 'Llyfr Glas Nebo'.

Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2018 - 7 Aug 2018

Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2018

The winner of the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize for 2018 is Mari Williams for her novel, Ysbryd yr Oes.

Wynne Evans launches his biography for Welsh learners at the Royal Welsh Show - 17 Jul 2018

Wynne Evans launches his biography for Welsh learners at the Royal Welsh Show

An event to launch the biography of the famous singer, Wynne Evans, will be held on the Wales YFC Stage at the Royal Welsh Show on Thursday, 26 July, to start at 13.30.

Summer Reading Challenge 2018 - 16 Jul 2018

Summer Reading Challenge 2018

Mischief Managed at Merthyr Central Library as Cabinet Secretary for Education launches the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge.

What is The Best of the Best? - 9 Jul 2018

What is The Best of the Best?

The Welsh Books Council are in search of just that. For the best in Welsh language children and young adult literature throughout the years so that it can be shared with today's audience.

Robert Minhinnick wins the 2018 Wales Book of the Year Award - 27 Jun 2018

Robert Minhinnick wins the 2018 Wales Book of the Year Award for his "powerful and political" collection,  Diary of the Last Man.

Penarth Literature Festival - 26 Jun 2018

Penarth Literature Festival

Griffin Books is hosting the seventh annual Penarth Literature Festival over the weekend 6th-8th July.

A fun-filled final for young readers. - 18 Jun 2018

A fun-filled final for young readers.

On 13 and 14 June, scores of children from 35 schools across Wales took over the Arts Centre in Aberystwyth for two days of keen competition. It was the national round of Darllen Dros Gymru, the Welsh Books Council's Welsh-language books competition for primary schools in Wales. All pupils were competing for a number of prestigious awards by discussing books and performing short dramatic presentations based on titles they had read.

Pupils shine at National Reading Competition - 6 Jun 2018

Pupils shine at National Reading Competition

A team of avid readers from Sant Baruc Primary School, Vale of Glamorgan, have been crowned the 2018 Champions of BookSlam, the Welsh Books Council's annual reading competition for children.

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