The latest news on Seren’s books, authors, events and prizes.
As part of the Three Choirs Festival, celebrating its 300th anniversary this year, Mezzo Soprano Sarah Connolly's recital at Holy Trinity Church has a sequence of texts by WW2 writer Alun Lewis at its centre, set to music by German composer Torsten Rasch. The Torsten Rasch commission is supported by Anwen Walker. Book your tickets here!
Join Jasmine Donahaye (Losing Israel) at Y Lolfa Lên on Thursday 6th August for a panel discussion.
'I Remember' - Poetry workshop with Kathryn Maris. A workshop exploring how hidden or unexpected memories can inspire poems. Presented by The Poetry Society in Association with the Freud Museum as part of the Psychoanalytic Poetry Festival 2015. Tickets £35 (£25 Students/Concessions/Members of Poetry Society. To book, visit Freud.org.uk/events or phone 020 7435 2002.
Join poet Ivy Alvarez for a series of events at this year's Brisbane Writers Festival in September. Ivy will be reading from her work, as well as speaking on panels 'Straddling Cultures' and 'How Deep into the Darkness'. You can find out more about all of her events and how to book a place here.
Join Kim Moore at the Carlisle Book Festival at 10:30am on Sunday 6th September where she will lead a workshop exploring how we can write about encounters and visitations in poetry, looking at examples from contemporary poets of what happens when something or someone wanders in from outside and enters the poem. Come prepared to read poems and write your own. Tickets are £5 and can be bought here.
Join Kim Moore at this year's Carlisle Book Festival where she will be reading some of her work from her fantastic debut collection, The Art of Falling, alongside acclaimed poet and novelist, Jacob Polley. Tickets are £6 and can be bought here.
Join Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize-winner Jo Mazelis at this year's PENfro Book Festival at 12:30pm on Saturday 12th September for a two hour workshop on starting, and continuing, to write. Tickets are £10 and can be booked here.
Join journalist Steve Adams at the PENfro Book Festival at 11:30am on Sunday 13th September where he'll be discussing Murder at the Star: Who Killed Thomas Thomas? Tickets are £5 and can be bought here.
Join Kim Moore and the other Forward Poetry Prizes 2015 finalists at the Royal Festival Hall in London at 7:00pm on Monday 28th September, where they will be reading their shortlisted work. Kim will be reading 'In That Year', shortlisted for The Forward Prize for Best Single Poem. Tickets are £12 and can be bought here.
Join Francesca Rhydderch (The Rice Paper Diaries) at the Crickhowell Literary Festival on Saturday 3rd October for a fiction writing masterclass. Tickets are £60/£70 and include lunch and tickets to evening readings. Find out more here.