Tagged: Wales

Humphreys at 100

M Wynn Thomas appraises the career of staunch advocate and activist of the Welsh language Emyr Humphreys, who has just celebrated a remarkable century.  ... Read more

'Best Christmas present ever' as Book-ish owners buy their premises

The owners of Welsh independent bookshop Book-ish are celebrating after completing the purchase of their premises with help from a crowdfunder backed by the trade.... Read more

Books Council of Wales celebrates 60th anniversary with week of events

The Books Council of Wales is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a week of activities kicking off today (1st November) and running until Friday (5th... Read more

Hay Festival announces free autumn schools programme

Hay Festival has unveiled its free autumn programme for schools including a dedicated Winter Weekend, in-person Beacons Project and Welsh Scribblers Tour events.  ... Read more

Jerome leaves Aevitas to join Curtis Brown

Natalie Jerome has left Aevitas Creative Management after two years to join Curtis Brown as a literary agent.  Read more

Panther Publishing seeks buyer after lockdown struggles

The founder of an indie press is seeking a publisher to take over his business, with the pandemic and the stress of operating the company... Read more

John launches Welsh indie press partnering with Penllergare Trust

Costa-shortlisted author Rebecca F John will launch a Wales-based independent publisher, Aderyn Press, in January 2022 “as an act of defiance”.  Read more

Publishers unite to launch Cyhoeddi Cymru/Publishing Wales

Several publishers in Wales have joined forces to form a new umbrella organisation to represent the sector, called Cyhoeddi Cymru/Publishing Wales (CCPW).... Read more

Welsh presses Y Lolfa and Atebol buy Gomer's publishing arm

Welsh presses Y Lolfa and Atebol have purchased the publishing arm of Gomer, a bookselling company that discontinued as a publisher in 2019.... Read more

Welsh bookshops set to reopen in April as lockdown eases

Bookshops in Wales are expected to reopen on 12th April, the same day shops reopen in England, as part of an easing of lockdown restrictions.... Read more

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