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The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has announced an independent review of the Welsh Government’s support for publishing and literature in Wales.
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An independent review of our support for publishing and literature in Wales.

The review will look at the Welsh Government’s current cultural, social and economic aims in supporting the publishing industry and literature in Wales and whether these are being achieved.

It will also look at:

  • digital developments within the publishing industry and whether the current system of support is fit for the modern industry
  • support for publishing and literature in disadvantaged areas across Wales.

Panel

  • Professor Medwin Hughes (Chair)

    Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

  • Professor Elin Haf Gruffydd Jones (Vice Chair)

    Director of Welsh Language and Culture and Professor of Media and Creative Industries, Aberystwyth University.

  • John Williams

    Writer, novelist and Screen-writer. John Williams currently writes for the Mail on Sunday and the Independent and is co-organiser of the Laugharne Festival.

  • Philippa Davies

    Writer and business psychologist, with 12 non fiction and fiction books published, alongside web content for The Economist and Udemy.

  • Martin Rolph

    Consultant. Martin undertook an independent review of the Welsh Government’s support for books from Wales The Review of Support For Books From Wales’ during 2014.