Translation Challenge 2017

Translation Challenge 2017

The deadline for the 2017 Wales PEN Cymru and Wales Literature Exchange Translation Challenge has passed.  

The challenge was to translate a poem by Turkish writer, küçük İskender, into English.  However please note that the Welsh language challenge remains open, please see our Welsh ...more

Polish translation of Un Nos Ola Leuad by Caradog Prichard published

Marta Listewnik’s Polish translation of Un Nos Ola Leuad (One Moonlight Night) by Caradog Prichard has been published by Officyna Press with the support of a translation grant from Wales Literature Exchange.

The translation of the modern Welsh classic has received a warm ...more

Wales International Poetry Festival

The Wales International Poetry Festival returns for a fifth time in 2017, with a series of readings, performances, debates and poetry film screenings over four days in Aberystwyth, Bangor and Caernarfon. The festival will open in Aberystwyth on the 3rd of May before moving to ...more

Alys Conran shortlisted for Dylan Thomas International Prize

Writer and poet Alys Conran has been shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas International Prize for her debut novel Pigeon, published by Parthian Books.

Launched in 2006, the accolade is the largest literary prize in the world for young writers at £30,000.  Awarded for the best ...more