Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
Adam Czerniawski is a leading poet in Polish and translator of Polish poetry. Born in Warsaw he left Poland during the war, settling eventually in England, where he studied English Literature and Philosophy at London, Sussex and Oxford. His Selected Poems 1953-1978 appeared in Poland in 1982. The...
Adrian Mourby is an international opera correspondent and opera producer. For twelve years he produced BBC radio and television programmes, winning numerous national and international awards. His novels include We Think the World of Him, The Four of Us and Wishdaughter.
Alison Layland won the Translators’ House Wales – Oxfam Cymru 2010 Translation Challenge with a translation of a short story by Yanick Lahens (adjudicated by Patrick McGuinness). The translation is to be published in New Welsh Review (2011). Having graduated from Cambridge in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and...
Alison Lloyd is Head of Visual Arts and Literature at Arts Council England and editor of Intimate Portraits: Contemporary Responses to the Theme of Portraiture (Seren 1997).
Allan Bush is a retired building surveyor who has lived and worked in Cardiff all his life, though he also has a passion for Italy. He published his first novel, entitled Last Bird Singing, with Seren in 2008. This work traces one man’s inner life through the dark streets of his home city - Cardiff...
Alun Lewis, (1915-1944), the remarkable poet and short story writer, died, aged 28, in Burma in the Second World War. Some critics see him as the last of the great Romantic poets, a twentieth century Keats. Others describe his poetry as the path from pre-war Yeats and Auden to post-war poets like...
Alun Richards (1929 - 2004) was born in Pontypridd. His books include six novels and several collections of short stories - most notably, ’Home to an Empty House’, ’Dai Country’, ’The Former Miss Merthyr Tydfil’ and ’Ennal’s Point’. He was the editor of The Penguin Book of Welsh Short Stories and...
Amy Wack was born in Florida and educated at San Diego and Columbia universities. A poet, she now lives in Cardiff and has been Poetry Editor at Seren since 1992.
André Stitt is Head of Time Based Art at UWIC and one of the foremost practitioners of performance art in the UK. His gallery in Cardiff, Trace, hosts a regular programme focussing on contemporary fine art performance, video, installation and interactive, interdisciplinary activity.
Andrew Galimore is an independent television producer. His programmes include Celtic Fists, a series on boxing; a series for Channel 4 on war crimes, and, forthcoming, an exploration of the Book of Revelations.