Wales Book of the Year 2019

The Wales Book of the Year Awards were announced last night at a ceremony at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, and Wales Literature Exchange were delighted to see many of the authors represented by our Bookcase have been recognized.

The Wales Book of the Year Award is presented to the ...more

Paul Kaye announced the winner of Translation Challenge 2019!

The winner of the 2019 Translation Challenge, Paul Kaye, was announced at the Wales Pen Cymru event in Hay Festival on 25 May.

Paul Kaye works as a language officer at the European Commission’s Representation in the UK, based in London, responsible for various forms of language ...more

Her Gyfieithu 2019

This year, the poems to translate from Polish to Welsh for the Her Gyfieithu are 'Szuflada' and 'Relentlessly craving' by contemporary Polish poet, Julia Fiedorczuk.

The poems can be read here, along with a Spanish and English translation.

Deadline: 17 June 2019.


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