Following the writer consultation undertaken in 2016, Literature Wales will be enhancing and developing its services for writers during 2017-18, including the Writers’ Bursaries and the Mentoring Scheme. As part of this redevelopment, the Literature Wales Critical Service for Writers will be discontinued from 31 March 2017.

For information on manuscript assessment, proofreading and copy editing, we recommend that you consult the following sources:

For listings of commercial manuscript critique services in the UK, consult:
The Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook, published annually by Bloomsbury.
Writers & Artists website
Writers Services


The Welsh Books Council maintains a list of freelance editors in Wales, on its Welsh Book Trade Info website
You can view editors’ profiles, which note areas of expertise, and contact details are provided. You would need to contact an editor directly to enquire about fees and availability


If you have any queries regarding your manuscript, please contact Literature Wales on: 029 2047 2266 /

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