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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 are delighted that Angela Graham's debut short story collection A City Burning has been longlisted for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2021.  The...
June 2021 - 12:37 pm
Today is Dylan Day – an international day celebrating the life and work of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, held on 14 May each year to mark the date Under...
May 2021 - 11:38 am
You can now buy all of our eBooks directly via the Seren website. We have a range of titles across poetry, fiction and non-fiction for you to choose...
April 2021 - 16:16 pm
We are delighted to share that Bloodlines by Sarah Wimbush has been shortlisted for the Michael Marks Awards for Poetry Pamphlets 2020.  In what was...
November 2020 - 09:43 am
Congratulations to Robert Walton and Abeer Ameer on having their poems highly commended in the Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2020.  This year...
November 2020 - 15:40 pm
Kim Moore, author of The Art of Falling, has won the 2020 Ledbury Poetry Festival Poetry Competition with her poem 'All Night A Bird'.  On hearing...
November 2020 - 15:10 pm
Do you have a fiction or poetry lover in your life but you're stuck for choice? Don't worry, the Seren Mystery Book Bundles are back!  This time of...
November 2020 - 16:38 pm
Saturday 7 November marks the centenary of Elaine Morgan. We celebrate with the publication of a brand new biography by Daryl Leeworthy: Elaine...
November 2020 - 16:51 pm
To celebrate publication of The Stromness Dinner by Peter Benson we're offering one lucky social media follower the chance to win an Orkney hamper...
November 2020 - 11:54 am
Jaki McCarrick, author of The Scattering, has recently had her short story 'The Emperor of Russia' shortlisted for the Writing.ie Short Story...
October 2020 - 17:03 pm


Monday 21st June, 13:00 to 13:30
From 1 until 1:30pm on Monday 21st June, three Seren poets will be online answering questions on all things poetry. Perhaps you'd like to know more...
Tuesday 22nd June, 19:00
Patrick McGuinness launches Real Oxford, the latest addition to the Seren Real Series. Oxford, city of dreaming spires, bicycles, Inspector Morse,...
Wednesday 23rd June, 13:00
The Oxford Research Centre in Humanities (TORCH) presents an online webinar on Real Oxford by Professor Patrick McGuinness.  Book at Lunchtime is a...
Saturday 3rd July, 14:00 to 15:00
Ledbury Poetry Competition winners hosted by Liz Berry. Hear the nine competition winners across the Child, Young People and Adult categories of the...
Friday 9th July, 14:00 to 16:00
'Alchemy – how to turn science into lyric' is a two hour workshop led by Rosalind Hudis whose collection Restorations was published by Seren earlier...
Monday 19th July, 13:00
Cheltenham Poetry Festival are delighted to host a reading by Elizabeth Parker and Frank McMahon plus open mic. There will be a number of two-minute...
Tuesday 17th August, 11:00
The Cheltenham Poetry Festival is delighted to offer Free Verse – a free on-line monthly poetry workshop in which you will work with a different poet...
Monday 13th September, 09:30 to Friday 17th September, 22:00
Join The Writing School Online for an exciting poetry-writing retreat you can access live, online from your own home. Take a week for yourself, 13th-...

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