Tagged: Wales Country Focus

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

Welsh market faces long road ahead after Covid-19—but publishers remain optimistic

Covid-19 and its fallout has been a big blow to the Welsh book trade, but a number of the nation’s vibrant publishers are looking to... Read more

The sky’s the limit for Graffeg as indie lines up photography imprint

The diminutive Welsh independent’s latest addition to its eclectic list is a series of Bird Eye Books photographic titles, starting with the English capital—and it’s... Read more

Literature Wales’ schemes aim to boost diversity of sector

Literature Wales has earmarked a number of initiatives to improve the diversity of Wales’ publishing sector, outlined in a Strategic Plan which runs until 2022... Read more

Five questions for... Gerwyn Evans

Gerwyn Evans talks to us about the launch and remit of Creative Wales.  Read more

Retail Spotlight: Palas Print

A dual-language bookshop near to Caernarfon’s World Heritage site is bucking the high street decline by concentrating on community and local publishing. Read more

Ones to Watch: Illustration trio Collins, Davies and Low make their mark alongside author duo

Little Tiger UK's brand director Lauren Ace picks five Welsh creatives to watch out for. Read more

Seven questions for... Catrin Wyn Lewis, Rily Publications

Wales on the Map, a hardback picture atlas and encyclopedia, from Children’s publisher Rily, was the bestselling children’s book in Wales in 2018—and the numbers... Read more

Peter Conradi | 'God and the afterlife are childish bribes... you have to be good, as she put it, for nothing'

Renowned for his work on the life of Dame Iris Murdoch, Peter Conradi is now to issue his own, equally lively, life story. Read more

Wales provides fertile ground for independent presses both old and new

James Griffiths of up and coming indie Panther Publishing and Ashley Drake, founder of industry stalwart Welsh Academic Press, discuss how their businesses have evolved.... Read more

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