About

Seren is an independent literary publisher, specialising in English-language writing from Wales. Our prize-winning list has something to offer anyone with an interest in excellent writing. Our aim is not simply to reflect what is going on in the culture in which we publish, but to that culture forward, to engage with the drive ...

News

My Family and Other Superheroes by Jonathan Edwards is one of nine books in with a chance to win Wales’ top book prize at an awards Ceremony in...
May 2015 - 15:40 pm
Jo Mazelis has been longlisted for the  2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize for her striking debut novel Significance. Now in its 5th year, the...
May 2015 - 11:27 am
Karen Fielding’s American Sycamore has won Gold in the Mid-Atlantic Best Regional Fiction category of the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards....
May 2015 - 16:09 pm
Jonathan Edward’s has been shortlisted for Wales’ top poetry prize: The Roland Mathias Prize for Poetry for his best selling collection, My Family...
May 2015 - 16:07 pm
Seren, Wales’ leading literary publisher, is looking for a Marketing Officer to optimise publicity and the promotion of its titles, and to increase...
May 2015 - 16:05 pm
Pascale Petit has been shortlisted for the Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine, in the Open category. The shortlisted poem is entitled ‘In the...
May 2015 - 15:56 pm
Carrie Etter has been shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry for her collection Imagined Sons, in which she reflects on the...
March 2015 - 11:11 am
My Family and Other Superheroes author, Jonathan Edwards, has been invited to take part in the ‘Walking Cities’ exchange, which will see him trade...
February 2015 - 10:57 am
 Jonathan Edwards has been awarded the Costa Poetry Award for his debut collection My Family and Other Superheroes. The Costa Book Awards honour some...
January 2015 - 19:32 pm
Following a successful first year, Seren will once again be hosting a pop up bookshop. This year, the shop will be located in Cardiff’s cultural...
November 2014 - 08:57 am

Events

Hay Festival 2015
Monday 25th May, 17:30
Event 156 • Monday 25 May 2015, 5.30pm • Venue: Elmley Foundation CubeLeaping from the pages, jostling for position alongside the Valleys mams, dads, and bamps, and described with great warmth, the...
Hay Festival 2015
Monday 25th May, 19:00
Event 160 • Monday 25 May 2015, 7pm • Venue: Oxfam MootA Fold in the River is a  beautiful collaboration between TS Eliot Prize-winning poet Philip Gross and visual artist Valerie Coffin Price. Gross...
Hay Festival 2015
Monday 25th May, 20:30
The poet is publishing two books this spring: the first biography of Lily Tobias, a courageous, idealistic Welsh woman who wrote compellingly about Jewish life and experience in the twentieth century...
Hay Festival 2015
Tuesday 26th May, 13:00
Event 182 • Tuesday 26 May 2015, 1pm • Venue: Oxfam Moot In this first event celebrating the centenary of the Welsh poet Alun Lewis, Owen Sheers will read the poetry and Juliet Aykroyd will reveal...
Hay Festival 2015
Tuesday 26th May, 14:30
Event 187 • Tuesday 26 May 2015, 2.30pm • Venue: Oxfam MootGillian Clarke, The National Poet of Wales, celebrates the centenary of Alun Lewis, with a close reading and exploration of his poems. His...
Hay Festival 2015
Friday 29th May, 19:00
Event 316 • Friday 29 May 2015, 7pm • Venue: Oxfam MootA reading and conversation with the authors of poetry collection Judas (Seren 2015) and the ‘gospel noir’ Acts of the Assassins. They talk to...
Hay on Wye
Friday 29th May, 20:00
Event 323 • Friday 29 May 2015, 8.30pm • Venue: Elmley Foundation Cube A groundbreaking exploration of contemporary poetry in Wales through the potential of collaboration across our two languages....
Hay on Wye
Friday 29th May, 21:45
Event 325 • Friday 29 May 2015, 9.45pm • Venue: Starlight Stage A late-night reading of ghost stories as Mitchell previews his new story to be published in October, Slade House, and Murray reads from...
Cardiff
Thursday 4th June, 19:30
Guest readers include T.S Eliot prize-winning poet Philip Gross in discussion with the artist Valerie Price on their collaborative book, A Fold in the River. Featuring poems and artwork inspired by...
London
Thursday 18th June, 18:30 to 20:30
Join Kate Bingham in London for the launch of her latest collection, Infragreen. Perceptive, persuasive and intricately made, the poems of Kate Bingham’s third collection, Infragreen, take the reader...

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