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Literature Wales launches funding scheme for under-represented writers

Literature Wales has launched a brand new funding scheme for Wales-based writers from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and writers with a disability or illness (mental or physical).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-21 20:58:51 UTC ]
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Literature Wales disputes claim its Book of the Year fails to boost sales

Literature Wales has disputed the BBC's claim that some of the Wales Book of the Year winners have only sold as few as 20 copies, describing the Nielsen data as “misleading”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature Wales to administer Wales Book of the Year in 2018

Literature Wales is to administer the Wales Book of the Year awards in 2018, although the future of the prize is still under review. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature Wales raises 'serious concerns' about government review

Literature Wales has raised “serious concerns” regarding the Welsh Publishing and Literature Review released last week after it was accused of being “inward looking” and “uncertain as to its proper purpose”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welsh Books Council recommended to take on Literature Wales' Book of the Year

An independent review into the Welsh Government's support of publishing and literature in Wales has recommended the Welsh Books Council take on some of the functions of Literature Wales, including the administration of its Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wales Book of the Year awards under review

Literature Wales is currently reviewing the Wales Book of the Year awards, with a statement on its future expected before the end of the week, the BBC has reported. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McGuinness wins Wales Book of the Year

Patrick McGuiness has won the main English-language prize at Wales Book of the Year 2015 awards, run by Literature Wales, for Other People’s Countries (Jonathan Cape). Other People’s Countries is set in the town of Bouillon, where the author’s mother came from, and is a “brilliant, lyrical... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Davies made chair of Literature Wales

Professor Damian Walford Davies has been appointed chair of Literature Wales, following the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fisher first Wales' Young People's Poet Laureate

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 08:00 Fantasy children’s author Catherine Fisher will be officially named Wales’ first Young People’s Poet Laureate later today (18th October). The Newport writer will be given the title by Literature Wales, which was established in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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