Translations

Browse our database of Welsh literature in translation below. Bear with us as we work on adding our full database of translations here as we will be continually updating the database.

Some recent new translations include an Italian translation of Paul Henry’s collection of poetry, The Glass Aisle, which was selected to our Bookcase in 2018. The translation, il corridoio di vetro, was translated into Italian by Chiara de Luca and published by Edizioni Kolibris. We were very pleased to receive copies of the Spanish translation of Y Mabinogion, Relatos galeses medievales, translated by Luciana Cordo Russo for LOM Ediciones in Chile. Al Arabi Publishing in Egypt recently published their Arabic translations of Lloyd Markham’s Bad Ideas/Chemicals (trans. Yordan Yordanov Kosturkov) and Gary Raymond’s The Golden Orphans (trans. Mohammad Osman Khalifa). Lloyd and Gary launched the translations of their books in Cairo Book Fair in January 2020

We have also awarded grants for the translations of anthologies of Welsh writing, including a Greek Anthology of Young Welsh Poets, published by Vakxikon Publishing with a preface by Jonathan Edwards and translated by Georgia Kavvalou. Poets featured in the anthology include Grug Muse, Hanan Issa, Iestyn Tyne and Joe Dunthorne. Meanwhile we eagerly await the arrival of the Japanese translation of The Library of Wales Short Story Anthology, published by Horinouchi Publishing. 

Abrir un caja

Abrir un caja

Gog y Magog (2013)
Author :Richard Gwyn
Trans:Jorge Fondebrider
Language:Spanish
Country:Argentina
El hombre cuya mano izquierda pensaba que era un pollo

El hombre cuya mano izquierda pensaba que era un pollo

Gog y Magog (2013)
Author :Tiffany Atkinson
Trans:Inés Garland & Silvia Camerotto
Language:Spanish
Country:Argentina
Podmornica

Podmornica

Submarine
Goga (2012)
Author :Joe Dunthorne
Trans:Maja Žorga Dulmin
Language:Slovenian
Country:Slovenia
Si Hei Lwli

Twilight Song

Si Hei Lwli
Gomer (2004)
Author :Angharad Tomos
Trans:Elin ap Hywel
Language:English
Country:Wales
Les cents derniers jours

Les cents derniers jours

The Last Hundred Days
Grasset (2013)
Author :Patrick McGuinness
Trans:Karine Lalechère
Language:French
Country:France
Korcanman ezrin

Korcanman ezrin

Ten Seconds from the Sun
Guitank (2013)
Author :Russell Celyn Jones
Trans:Alexander Aghabekyan
Language:Armenian
Country:Armenia
Wokhch chshmartutjuny im masin

Wokhch chshmartutjuny im masin

Guitank (2011)
Author :Deborah Kay Davies
Trans:Alexander Aghabekyan
Language:Armenian
Country:Armenia
Հատուցում (Retribution)

Հատուցում (Retribution)

Peach
Guitank (2020)
Author :Emma Glass
Trans:Alexander Aghabekyan
Language:Armenian
Country:Armenia
Een Herder-Oorlogsdichter

Een Herder-Oorlogsdichter

Cerddi’r Bugail
Gwasg Carreg Gwalch (2017)
Author :Hedd Wyn
Trans:Lieven Dehandschutter
Language:Dutch
Country:Wales
Le Berger poete combattant

Le Berger poete combattant

Cerddi’r Bugail
Gwasg Carreg Gwalch (2017)
Author :
Trans:Marie-Thérèse Castay
Language:French
Country:France
Le Berger poète combattant

Le Berger poète combattant

Cerddi’r Bugail
Gwasg Carreg Gwalch (2017)
Author :Hedd Wyn
Trans:Marie-Thérèse Castay
Language:French
Country:Wales
The Empty Room

The Empty Room

Darn Bach o Bapur
Gwasg Carreg Gwalch (2016)
Author :Angharad Tomos
Trans:Angharad Tomos
Language:English
Country:Wales
The Shepherd War Poet

The Shepherd War Poet

Cerddi’r Bugail
Gwasg Carreg Gwalch (2017)
Author :Hedd Wyn
Trans:Howard Huws
Language:English
Country:Wales

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