FAQ's

Q. Can I submit my book to Seren for publication?

Seren is currently accepting submissions. Please consult our  Book Submissions page for our submission guidelines and tips on getting published.

Q. Can I submit illustrations and artwork for consideration?

You are welcome to submit your portfolio for consideration. If your work is suited to one of our book then we will be in touch. Please contact simonhicks@serenbooks.com for more information on submitting artwork..

Q. How do I apply for a job or work experience at Seren?

We cannot give out authors' personal contact details, but we will be happy to forward correspondence to them or to their agent.

To contact an author via email, please send a message to seren@serenbooks.com using: FAO: Author Name as the subject line.

If you would like to send correspondence for an author via post, please send it to our head office, addressed to:

'Author'
c/o Seren Books
57 Nolton Street
Bridgend
Wales
CF31 3AE

To contact an author for a bookshop event, festival or interview, please send this message using our Review and Permissions Requests form.

Q. Does Seren publish ebooks and, if so, where can I buy them?

Yes, many of our titles are available as ebooks, from all good ebook retailers.

Q. How can I request a review copy of a book?

If you work in the media or have a blog and would like to request a review copy please email, seren@serenbooks.com with details of the publication or blog you wish to review the book for, using the title of the book as the subject line. 

Q. How can I request permission to use an extract from a Seren book?

Seren controls and asserts intellectual property rights for all poets it publishes according to © International Copyright Law.  This establishes the right of the author to be recognised as the creator of the work, prevents derogatory changes to the work, and supports their economic right to receive fair reward for use of that work by others.  For more information or to make a permissions request please visit the permissions section of our website.

Q. How can I find out if rights are available for a particular book?

Please visit our permissions request page to find out more about foreign rights or to contact us about acquiring translation rights for our books.

Q. Does Seren offer an inspection copy service?

If you work in a school and would like an inspection copy of one of our A Level set texts please contact Simon Hicks.  University lecturers considering a book for course adoption should also contact Simon Hicks.

Q. How can I find a book that is no longer in print?

The Seren website features all our titles currently in print. If you cannot find a book then it’s quite likely that it is out of print. In this case our advice would be to try some of the online retailers that specialise in hard-to-find books, such as Abebooks and The Book Depository.