Based in the unofficial cultural capital of Wales, Aberystwyth, the Exchange is committed to literary translation as a necessary element in a delicate ecology. Respect for human relations and their context in the world are vital to international exchange, and so we travel consciously, always asking why and how.
The Exchange is small, but many things: an agency facilitating the sale of translation rights, a translation grant fund for publishers, a workshop bringing together writers and translators, a library of translations, and a curator of translation events. In essence, we are a window between Wales and the world.
Being in the middle of it all, it's easily forgotten sometimes that we are in fact on the outside. We therefore thank you for the opportunity to bring Wales back to the middle of ...more
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Literature in the Welsh language gets special attention in the current number of the very substantial periodical ...more
Wales Literature Exchange is seeking to appoint a new Director to succeed Dr Sioned Puw Rowlands who was in post for ...more
On Thursday afternoon, 4 August 2016 at 3pm, the Welsh language winner of the Translation Challenge will ...more
A very well-received evening was had on Wednesday, 18 May, at Ultracomida, Aberystwyth, organised by ...more