Translating Emyr Humphreys

I discovered that my own little postage stamp of native soil was worth writing about and that I would never live long enough to exhaust it.

William Faulkner, Paris Review Interview (1956

Last month we celebrated the 100th birthday of one of Wales’ most renowned and prolific ...more

Bookcase Focus: An Interview with Emma Glass

Wales Literature Exchange interviewed our Bookcase author Emma Glass, about her writing and her influences.


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

I still don’t quite think of myself as an author, more like a girl who wrote a story and ...more

New translations April 2019

We have received many copies of new translations recently, all aided by our Translation Grants Fund.

Sexto Piso have just published Mariano Peyrou's Spanish translation of Peach by Emma Glass, which was selected to our Autumn 2018 Bookcase.

Anisa Trifoni translated Rebecca F. ...more

Translation Challenge 2019

Wales Literature Exchange and Wales PEN Cymru in collaboration with Swansea University, Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, the Polish Cultural Institute and O’r Pedwar Gwynt literary magazine are pleased to announce two translation ...more