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The latest news on Seren’s books, authors, events and prizes.

Jo Mazelis on the 2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Longlist
12 May 2015 - 11:27 am
Jo Mazelis is one of eight winners of the 2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize for her striking debut novel Significance.
Karen Fielding won gold at the 2015 IPPY Awards
11 May 2015 - 04:09 pm
Karen Fielding’s American Sycamore has won Gold in the Mid-Atlantic Best Regional Fiction category of the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Award
Costa Winner, Jonathan Edwards shortlisted for the 2015 Roland Mathais Prize
11 May 2015 - 04:07 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 and Other Superheroes.
11 May 2015 - 03:56 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 Giraffe House’ which is from Pascale's next collection in progress Mama Amazonica.
Carrie Etter Shortlisted for the 2015 Ted Hughes Award
3 March 2015 - 11:11 am
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 experiences of a birthmother who gave her son up for adoption.Imagined Sons interweaves two kinds of poems to produce a deepening sense of a birthmother’s consciousness. In the ‘birthmother’s catechisms’, the same question—How did you let him go?, for one—evokes different answers over time, while the ‘imagined...