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Reparation – Runner Up in the Paul Torday Memorial Prize

Many congratulations to Honno author Gaby Koppel, who has been awarded Runner Up Prize in the Paul Torday Memorial Prize for her novel Reparation, published by Honno in 2019.

Honno, along with publishers Saraband and Scallywag were described as “pioneers of “inclusivity with age, race and geography” by the Society of Authors in the award announcement.

For more about Reparation and to buy a copy.

You can see the award announcement here.



 Call for Submissions – Welsh Women’s Experience of the 1970s

Honno is launching a Call for Submissions for an anthology of writing on Welsh women’s experience of the 1970s as a companion volume to the previous titles published under the Honno Voices imprint – Struggle or Starve, Parachutes and Petticoats and Changing Times.

For a full description of the kind of work we are looking for and for guidelines on how to submit please see the call for submissions. Closing date: 30th June 2020.

Honno Welsh Women’s Press
Finance Officer
Part-time starting Spring 2020.
Experienced bookkeeper with strong spreadsheet skills and, ideally, knowledge of Xero.
Flexibility, enthusiasm for working in a small team, and excellent organisational, literacy and IT skills. Fluent Welsh highly desirable.
Initially for one-year, 7 hours/week, (more at peak times), £12.50 per hour, holiday and pension entitlements, working at the Honno office on Aberystwyth University’s Penglais campus. Apply by CV and covering email to
Download the job description (PDF)
Honno Gwasg Menywod Cymru
Swyddog Cyllid
Rhan-amser erbyn Gwanwyn 2020.
Profiad o gadw llyfrau, trin taenlenni, Xero yn ddelfrydol.
Gweithio’n hyblyg mewn tîm bychan gydag gyda medrau trefnu, llythrennedd a Thechneg Gwybodaeth. Cymraeg rhugl yn ddymunol iawn.
Swydd blwyddyn i gychwyn, 7 awr yr wythnos (oriau ychwanegol ar adegau prysur), £12.50 yr awr, hawl gwyliau a phensiwn. Lleoliad gwaith: Swyddfa Honno ar gampws Prifysgol Aberystwyth. Ymgais drwy CV ac ebost: (swydd-ddisgrifiad ar gais).



We are delighted to announce – and not a little overwhelmed – that the Honno founders are one of WEN Wales’s 100 legendary women, and att

ended the launch at the Senedd on the 8th May 2018.

Honno authors and editors also

One of the 50 historical women from the list will be chosen to have a statue made of them – find out more about that and this amazing project on the WEN Wales Facebook page: on the list include Ann Pettitt, Ursula Masson and Deirdre Beddoe, and Classics authors Kate Bosse-Griffiths, Amy Dillwyn, Elizabeth Andrews, and Betsy Cadwaladr.

Honno founders Rosanne Reeves, Sheleagh Llewellyn and Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan along with Honno Committee member Nicky Herriot attended the event.

More photos from the event will be appearing on our Facebook page.


Advent Fridays! Great offers announced every Friday in December and lasting the whole week. (1st December 2017)

Our third Advent Friday offer is all about the Classics! 20% OFF ALL Welsh Women’s Classics and Clasuron Honno (English and Welsh) ordered at: between the 15th and 21st December. Just apply the code xmas173 at checkout!

And don’t forget we are giving £3 off advance orders of the ‘remarkable, arresting debut’ One Woman Walks Wales. All orders received before Christmas will receive £3 off and a personal printable email message from the author. Your copy will be posted to you on publication.(15th February 2018). Just apply the code owwwxmas.

And please do spread a little love and share with friends and family!

(Please note that these offers cannot be used together.)

20% off ALL FICTION from the 1st – 7th December! Just enter XMAS171 at the checkout


JOB VACANCY: Book Production & Office Administrator. (part-time)
The UK’s longest standing independent women’s press is looking for an experienced project manager and administrator to manage its book production and office. 12 hours over three days @ £12.50 per hour + statutory entitlements. Closing date: 1st Debember 2017.


Coronavirus - we are still taking orders but please allow for extra time for us to process them. With thanks. Honno Dismiss

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