Announcing the winner of the 2019 Her Gyfieithu at the National Eisteddfod

On Thursday, 8th of August the winner of the 2019 Her Gyfieithu was announced at a special ceremony in Llanrwst on the site of the National Eisteddfod.

We were pleased to announce the winner was poet and writer, Morgan Owen, who wrote under the pseudonym "Badwr". Morgan received ...more

The Welsh issue of Words without Borders

This month saw the publication of the first ever issue of Words without Borders dedicated to Welsh literature. The online magazine showcases literary translation from different languages and literatures to a global audience.

The issue was presented by an introduction by Casi ...more

Bookcase Focus: An Interview with Paul Henry

Wales Literature Exchange interviewed our Bookcase author Paul Henry about his writing and his influences.

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

I have lately realised it was my mother’s singing voice that made me a lyric poet. She ...more

New translations of Eluned Gramich and Cynan Jones

This week we were pleased to receive two new translations that were aided by our Translation Grants Fund.

Eluned Gramich’s Woman who Brings the Rain has been translated into Arabic by Abeldehim Youssef Ramadan and published by Sefsafa Publishing in Egypt.

Cove by Cynan Jones ...more