Sales & Information

  • The Sales and Information Team is responsible for promoting books from Wales. The Council's Sales Representatives regularly visit bookshops, Schools and Libraries throughout Wales and any orders taken are fulfilled by the Council's Distribution Centre. The Council has established links with UK-based distributors to ensure that books from Wales are available world-wide. To find out more about new and forthcoming titles or which books are currently in stock at the Distribution Centre visit www.gwales.com.
  • A team of five sales people regularly visit bookshops, schools, Libraries and other retail outlets thoughout Wales.
  • The Sales and Information Department administers the Outreach Scheme which supports booksellers interested in organising bookstalls at a variety of events held throughout Wales.
  • It also organises a Council presence at the Hay Festival, the Royal Welsh Show and the National Eisteddfod.

  • The Department organises the Wales Book of the Month and Welsh-language Book of the Month campaigns.

  • Regular advertising supplements and Catalogues are published.

They are also responsible for the www.gwales.com website where it is possible to find information on all the books held in stock at the Distribution Centre.

All the books listed on www.gwales.com are available through bookshops, or can be bought on-line.

The Department is also responsible for websites serving bookshops and libraries, namely: shop.books.wales and www.gwales.com/libraries.

For more information please contact:

Helena O'Sullivan
Head of the Sales and Information Department
Books Council of Wales
Unit 16 Glanyrafon Enterprise Park Llanbadarn Fawr
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 3AQ
Tel: 01970 624455
E-mail: sales@books.wales

or

Lowri Davies
Information Officer
Books Council of Wales
Distribution Centre
Unit 16, Glanyrafon Enterprise Park
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 3AQ
Tel: 01970 624455
E-mail: info@books.wales

Publishers may submit information electronically to the Books Council.

Gwales

Books from Wales on-line

gwales.com

Welsh Book Trade Info

The Welsh Books Council's information resource for the book trade.

Welsh Book Trade Info