Celebrating an international partnership on Europe Day

Celebrating an international partnership on Europe Day

On Europe Day, Wales Literature Exchange, Wales PEN Cymru and Literature Across Frontiers are celebrating a new collaboration with Goethe-Institut.

The Goethe-Institut, which fosters cultural cooperation internationally and promotes knowledge of the German language are one of the ...more

Wales PEN Cymru announce the winners of the inaugural Emyr Humphreys Prize

Wales PEN Cymru announced today on Emyr Humphreys’ 101st birthday the winners of their inaugural Emyr Humphreys prize, awarding "the most daring and innovative writing about Wales, in Welsh and in English, published during 2019 – Emyr Humphrey’s centenary". The first winners of ...more

Bookcase Focus: An Interview with Damian Walford Davies

Wales Literature Exchange interviewed our Bookcase author Damian Walford Davies, about his writing and his influences.

1. What first inspired you to be an author and where do your ideas come from?

Becoming an author was about experimenting with voice – almost exclusively ...more

Wales Literature Exchange: Our activities during the Covid-19 epidemic


In accordance with the current official guidelines, WLE’s office is closed and we are conducting our work online. We will post any updates relating to our projects on our website. 

WLE’S activities

Following the measures to reduce the spread of the epidemic, including ...more