• On Thursday 6th October we're launching The Seren Poetry Podcast, nine interviews over nine weeks with Seren poets about their craft and inspiration. Available on all good podcast platforms. Listen and subscribe on your favourite podcast app today. Find out more.

    The Seren Poetry Podcast
  • Sammy Weaver wins Mslexia Poetry Pamphlet Prize
  • Renowned poet Hilary Llewellyn-Williams returns to poetry with The Little Hours: New and Selected Poetry. Bringing together acclaimed work from her earliest collections such as The Tree Calendar, and brand new poems, this volume shows the breadth and talent of a writer whose eye for vivid imagery and startling detail has always astounded readers. Available now.


    Astounding new poetry by Hilary Llewelyn-Williams
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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.


We're excited to announce that on National Poetry Day, 6th October, we’re launching The Seren Poetry Podcast; nine interviews across nine weeks with...
September 2022 - 09:30 am
We’re delighted to once again publish the winner of the Mslexia Poetry Pamphlet Prize. The 2021 winner, chosen by our former poetry editor Amy Wack,...
September 2022 - 11:37 am
Seren poet Polly Atkin has been longlisted for the prestigious Laurel Prize 2022 with her second collection Much With Body. The Laurel Prize,...
August 2022 - 17:03 pm
Congratulations to Kim Moore who has been shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection with her second collection All The Men I Never...
June 2022 - 10:00 am
We’re delighted to announce that we’re partnering with Storyville Books in Pontypridd for Independent Bookshop Week 2022. Running from Saturday 18th...
June 2022 - 16:37 pm
Michael O’Brien was notoriously falsely imprisoned for the murder of a Cardiff newsagent in 1988. His sentence was overturned in 1999 and he...
May 2022 - 11:05 am
Hay Festival have announced the recipients of their 2022 festival medals and award-winning poet and author Robert Minhinnick has been awarded this...
April 2022 - 11:25 am
Seren poet Robert Walton has been highly commended in the Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2022 for his poem ‘Den’.  Judged by Adam ...
April 2022 - 14:16 pm
Amid the current tumult in Europe, Wales has quietly lost one of its finest poets: Ruth Bidgood died on 4 March, just a few months short of her...
March 2022 - 11:26 am
From 1st February, award-winning Welsh poets Zoë Brigley and Rhian Edwards are joining the Seren team as joint Poetry Editors. Taking over from Amy ...
January 2022 - 09:32 am


Thursday 6th October, 19:30
Join four Seren Poets for a reading at Chener Books as part of their Poetry Month. Kathryn Simmonds' debut collection Sunday at the Skin Launderette...
In person in Cardiff and online
Thursday 6th October, 19:30 to 21:30
Join us on National Poetry day for readings by poets Hilary Llewellyn-Williams and Rhiannon Hooson. This month we’re back at Chapter but will once...
Wednesday 12th October, 00:00 to Sunday 27th November, 00:00
After it’s success in June/July, this is the second round of The Climate of Change Poetry Challenge in 2022. This Challenge seeks to create a...
Thursday 27th October, 18:30 to Thursday 17th November, 21:00
Join Cath Drake for four online workshops of reading, discussing and writing poetry & inspiring each other. These poetry workshops focus on the...

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