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Wales Literature Exchange is the translation junction connecting writers, translators and publishers in Wales and abroad.

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.

Postcard from Canada

Sian Northey travelled to the IFOA Festival (International Festival of Authors) held in Toronto, Canada in October. Sian read her work at the ‘Around the World’ event, which included ...more

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London Book Fair, 10–12 April 2018

London Book Fair, 10–12 April 2018

Wales Literature Exchange will be heading to the London Book Fair, the global marketplace for rights ...more

Frankfurt Book Fair 2017

Wales Literature Exchange will be travelling to Germany next month for the biggest gathering in the ...more

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