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

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

Welsh presses debate merits of translation as number of native speakers swells

A rise in the number of speakers of the Welsh language has convinced many in the book trade that literature in the native language is... Read more

Six questions for...the National Library of Wales' Pedr ap Llwyd

Pedr ap Llwyd, chief executive and librarian of the National Library of Wales, shares his thoughts on the Welsh book trade and the library's future plans.... Read more

Middleton and Martin make gains in Wales as region enjoys healthy growth

Sales through the TCM’s Wales and the West region outperformed the wider UK market in 2018, with two military-related titles the biggest beneficiaries in terms... Read more

Taking the natural route

The recent critical acclaim enjoyed by illustrator and writer Jackie Morris as a consequence of The Lost Words, her collaboration with Robert Macfarlane, has helped... Read more

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