Cerys Matthews and Howard Marks are two of the Welsh acts named on the initial line-up for the 2012 Laugharne Weekend.
This year's Laugharne Weekend festival will run from 13-15 April. Some of the acts already announced include comedians Robin Ince and Simon Day, and authors Val McDermid, Mark Billingham, Allison Pearson and AL Kennedy.
Alongside Welsh musician Matthews, who published her first children's book in 2011, other musical stars who will appear at the festival include Robin Williamson and James Fearnley, accordion player with The Pogues.
Further acts taking part in the festival will be announced later in January but for the latest news visit www.laugharne.co.uk.
Learn more about Laugharne, Dylan Thomas' final resting place, on the BBC Wales Arts website.