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Not the Booker Prize 2020: Success for Welsh author Richard Owain Roberts

Not the Booker Prize 2020: Success for Welsh author Richard Owain Roberts

HELLO FRIEND WE MISSED YOU, the debut novel from Richard Owain Roberts, won the Guardian’s 2020 Not the Booker Prize. The Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize was established in 2009 as an alternative book prize, where readers themselves could vote for the winner.

The blog asks readers to ...more

Announcing the 2020-21 Bookcase

We are pleased to announce our Bookcase for 2020-21, our selection of books from Wales which we recommend for translation. As usual, or announcement will coincide with the Frankfurt Book Fair, though this year our presence will be online.

The Bookcase is the focal point of our ...more

Winners of Her Gyfieithu and Translation Challenge 2020 announced!

We are delighted to announce that the winners of our Her Gyfieithu and Translation Challenge this year are Eleoma Bodammer and Grug Muse.

Read the Translation Challenge adjudication and winning translation on Poetry Wales website

 

Dr Eleoma Bodammer is a Black Welsh ...more

Bookcase Focus: An Interview with Deryn Rees-Jones

Wales Literature Exchange interviewed our Bookcase author Deryn Rees-Jones, about her writing and her influences.

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

When I was very small I knew that wanted to be a writer. I think that was something ...more