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.


It may be Blue Monday but nevertheless it’s a bright day for new Welsh literature, as Seren, along with four other Welsh publishers, has received a 3...
January 2017 - 14:45 pm
Poet Katrina Naomi has been awarded an international grant to help fund her new project, ‘Basho & Beyond’. The grant is being taken from the ...
January 2017 - 14:48 pm
Ritual, 1969, Jo Mazelis’ uncanny and quietly sinister new short story collection, has been named by Wales Arts Review as one of the ten best Welsh...
December 2016 - 11:59 am
If you’re anything like us, the last-minute Christmas panic has probably started to kick in. To keep the worry at bay and help make sure all your...
December 2016 - 13:21 pm
5 days ‘til Christmas – where has the time gone? If you’re still sorting out your presents then never fear, you can still order our books and receive...
December 2016 - 15:15 pm
Earlier this month we invited you to submit a poem to our Christmas Poetry Competition, judged by Seren Poetry Editor Amy Wack. We received so many...
December 2016 - 16:23 pm
Here at Seren we have a special advent calendar – instead of chocolate, you’ll find 24 special book offers to enjoy. Each day in December we’ll...
December 2016 - 07:37 am
Forget the madness and stress of Black Friday and let’s all have a lovely Civilised Saturday. Launched last year by booksellers, Civilised Saturday...
November 2016 - 10:11 am
Paul Deaton has won the SaveAs Writers International Poetry Competition with his poem ‘Raskolnikov’, which features in his forthcoming debut...
November 2016 - 15:17 pm
Eoghan Walls has been shortlisted for the 2016 Manchester Poetry Prize. This year the poetry prize will be judged by Adam O'Riordan, Sarah Howe and...
November 2016 - 14:55 pm


Monday 23rd January,
20:00 to 22:00
Anne-Marie Fyfe hosts this classic Troubadour poetry night that’s all about happening poets & latest publications. Readers to include: Abigail...
Thursday 2nd February, 19:30
First Thursday returns for February’s event, with special guests Richard Gwyn and Clare Potter, who will be reading from The Other Tiger: Recent...
Saturday 11th February,
10:30 to 16:30
This special day-long poetry writing workshop with celebrated poet Tamar Yoseloff will take place on Saturday 11 February from 10.30-16.30 and is...
Thursday 2nd March, 19:30
March’s First Thursday event celebrates the Spring Issue of Poetry Wales Magazine and will be hosted by Editor Nia Davies, featuring readings by Eric...
Saturday 1st April, 20:15
The Glass Aisle: Poetry and Song. Poet Paul Henry and lead singer of the Oxfordshire band, Stornoway, Brian Briggs join forces for a session of...

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