Seren is Wales’ leading independent literary publisher, specialising in English-language writing from Wales. Many of our books are shortlisted for - and win - major literary prizes across the UK and America.

Our aim is not simply to reflect what is going on in the culture in which we publish, but to drive that culture forward, to engage with the world, and to bring Welsh literature, art and politics before a wider audience.


Graham Mort has been longlisted for the Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize 2016, for his poem ‘Ordinary’. The prize celebrates the enduring...
August 2016 - 12:33 pm
The Seren summer sale has landed – for one week only you can enjoy 50% off the books on our website! Everything from poetry, novels, short stories,...
August 2016 - 11:39 am
The inaugural Llangwm Literary Festival begins tomorrow, and among the many fantastic events in store are three with Seren authors. Taking place in a...
August 2016 - 09:42 am
Held during the first week of August every year, the National Eisteddfod is a celebration of the culture and language in Wales.  The festival travels...
August 2016 - 13:19 pm
Carolyn Jess-Cooke’s poem, ‘My Father Shows Me His Bare Knuckles’ has placed among the shortlist for this year’s London Magazine Poetry Prize. To see...
July 2016 - 11:20 am
Jasmine Donahaye’s powerful memoir, Losing Israel, triumphed in the Creative Non-Fiction category against strong competition. The three titles...
July 2016 - 14:18 pm
Aled Rhys Hughes has been visiting Mametz Wood, the site of the most significant battle in World War I for Welsh troops, for over five years. The...
July 2016 - 11:36 am
Congratulations to Jasmine Donahaye for winning the New Welsh Writing Awards 2016 Best Travel Book Poll for Losing Israel, a moving and honest...
July 2016 - 10:52 am
Congratulations to Carolyn Jess-Cooke, whose short story ‘Septembers’ won the Fiction Category of this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards. The awards...
July 2016 - 11:31 am
Kim Moore has been shortlisted for the Cumbria/Lakeland Book of the Year with her poetry collection, The Art of Falling. There are 20 books...
June 2016 - 15:46 pm


Friday 2nd September,
20:00 to 22:00
Ilse Pedler, is the winner of the 2016 Mslexia magazine pamphlet competition with The Dogs that Chase Bicycle Wheels (Seren 2016). She will be...
Thursday 8th September, 19:45
Join Jayne Joso at Tottenham Court Road Waterstones, London, for the launch of her new novel, My Falling Down House. Jayne will be reading from her...
Thursday 15th September,
17:45 to 19:00
Cardiff Central Library invites you to its new initiative Open Space, which involves a series of monthly author readings, features local and visiting...
Monday 24th October, 00:00 to Friday 28th October, 00:00
Join Kim Moore (The Art of Falling) and poet Jennifer Copley for a residential poetry course in Grange-over-Sands where you will focus on how to...
Saturday 3rd December,
10:00 to 12:30
Paul Henry will be running a poetry workshop with the 'Young Writers Squad' at the Dylan Thomas Centre. For further details email dylanthomas.lit@...

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