Project Archive

Holy Glimmers of Goodbyes

Holy Glimmers of Goodbyes - A Day of Reflection on the Poetry of War and Peace in Wales.

Young People's Laureate Wales

The Young People’s Laureate initiative aims to inspire self-expression and increase literacy and communication skills in young people.

A Taste for Life / Gusto por la Vida / Blas ar fywyd

Connecting older people from Spain and Wales: Over 2018, Literature Wales and Solidarios para el Desarrollo have collaborated on a new and innovative international project aiming to tackle loneliness and isolation amongst older people.

Weird and Wonderful Wales

In autumn 2017, leading Welsh artist Pete Fowler and 30 guest writers including Patrick Jones, Emily Blewitt and Aneirin Karadog headed off on tour to explore some of Wales’ weirdest stories, with a little help from Mabinogion expert Professor Sioned Davies.

Barddoniaeth Colled | Poetry of Loss

In March 2017, Literature Wales announced Barddoniaeth Colled | Poetry of Loss, a new international programme commemorating the First World War and Welsh poet Hedd Wyn

Roald Dahl 100 Wales

In 2016 Literature Wales, Welsh Government, and partners from arts and cultural organisations across Wales, marked 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl.

International Dylan Thomas Day

International Dylan Thomas Day (Dylan Day for short) celebrates the life and work of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, held each year on 14th May, the anniversary of the date when Under Milk Wood was first read on stage at 92Y The Poetry Center, New York in 1953.

Barbican Artworks Fellowship

In August 2015 it was announced that Literature Wales had secured one of three grants across the UK as part of the Barbican ArtWorks Fellowship. Read more about the project here.

Dinefwr Literature Festival

The Valley, The City, The Village

Parthian Books, Literature Wales and Wales Arts Review teamed up with Bee Books in Kolkata, India for a new collaborative literature project between Welsh and Indian writers, entitled The Valley, The City, The Village.

Literature for Well-being Funding Scheme 2019

Our Literature for Well-being Funding Scheme offers financial support and training for writers and artists to create and deliver original community-based creative writing projects. Each project is devised by the writer/artist with a specific group in mind.

South Wales Literature Development Initiative (SWLDI)

Since August 2007, Literature Wales’ flagship outreach project, the South Wales Literature Development Initiative (SWLDI), has offered creative activities to groups and individuals who may not have had the opportunity to participate with mainstream arts and culture.

Platforming Under-represented Writers

Platforming Under-represented Writers is a project that offers writers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, and writers with a disability or illness (mental or physical) grants of up to £1,000 to develop their professional and artistic potential to create opportunities to kick-start or advance their career.

Bàrd / File / Bardd

Bàrd / File / Bardd