From Welsh Autumn to Arab Spring

Welsh author Chris Meredith travels to Cairo mid-September 2011 to take part in a literary translation workshop aimed at young Arabic translators. 

The original workshop was cancelled in January 2011 due to the political revolution taking place in Egypt at the time. With the ...more

Patrick McGuinness on the Man Booker Prize Longlist 2011

Patrick McGuinness, a poet and academic who lives in Caernarfon, north Wales, has won a place on the prestigious Man Booker Prize longlist for his debut novel, The Last Hundred Days, published by Seren and selected for the Exchange's Autumn 2011 Bookcase. A literary thriller and ...more

Bookcase Focus: An interview with Martin Davis

To note World Day Against Trafficking In Persons, Wales Literature Exchange interviewed our Bookcase author Martin Davis whose novel Broc Rhyfel (Dealers) takes us on a journey to some of Europe's darkest and most dangerous corners.

What first inspired you to be an author and ...more

Perffaith Nam by Menna Elfyn in Hindi translation launched in London

A tri-lingual event, hosted by the Poetry Society, will be held at the Poetry Café, London on Friday, 19 June 2015 to celebrate the publication of Perffaith Nam (Perfect Blemish) by Menna Elfyn in Hindi translation.

The volume has been translated by the poet, translator and ...more