The National Company for the development of literature in Wales, Literature Wales includes Yr Academi Gymreig / The Welsh Academy – the National Society of Writers in Wales, and Tŷ Newydd Writers’ Centre. It also provides funding for, and works closely with, Wales Literature Exchange.
Literature Wales’ many projects and activities include Wales Book of the Year, the National Poet of Wales, the Writers on Tour funding scheme, writing courses at Tŷ Newydd, Translators’ House Wales, the BayLit and Tŷ Newydd festivals, and the network of Young People’s Writing Squads. Fieldworkers work specifically to develop literature activity in the south Wales Valleys and in north Wales.
The services offered by Literature Wales for writers include mentoring, writers’ bursaries, information and advice, and independent manuscript assessment.
For more information visit www.literaturewales.org.