• Written following a move from London to Cornwall, Katrina Naomi's new collection Wild Persistence considers distance and closeness, and questions how to live. Available now.

    "Funny, moving, surprising, unflinching and, above all else...joyous" - Helen Mort

    Convincing and contemporary
  • Shortlisted for the Pigott Poetry Prize
  • The eagerly awaited follow-up to her multi-prizewinning debut, ​The Estate Agent’s Daughter  is acute and wryly observed. The poems step forth with a confident tone, touching on the personal and the public, encapsulating a woman’s tribulations in the 21st century. Availble now

    “...fast talking, wise-cracking and worldly wise...”– Zoë Brigley

    Rhian Edwards returns
  • From Wednesday 18 March the Seren office will be closed as we all negotiate the corona virus, but we continue to operate as usual. Staff will be working from home and available via email. Don't forget that all our books are available via our books pages. Read our full statement here.

    Business as usual
  • Enjoy 20% off all our books


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 to share that Pigeon Songs by Eoghan Walls has been shortlisted for the Listowel Writers' Week Pigott Poetry Prize 2020.  Pigeon...
May 2020 - 11:54 am
Inspired by the numerous online festivals that have happened since lockdown began, the Seren Stay-at-Home Series started as an idea in the back of...
May 2020 - 14:05 pm
We are delighted to announce that between the 12th & 16th and 18th & 22nd May we will be hosting the Seren Stay-at-Home Series – ten days of...
May 2020 - 15:43 pm
In these difficult times some good news is always welcome, and today it was announced that Nia the latest novel by Robert Minhinnick has been...
March 2020 - 15:24 pm
Dear all, From Wednesday 18 March the Seren office will be closed as we all negotiate the corona virus, but we continue to operate as usual. Staff...
March 2020 - 16:52 pm
We are delighted to be publishing Sarah Wimbush’s pamphlet Bloodlines today after it was selected by Amy Wack as the winner of the Mslexia/PSB Women’...
March 2020 - 15:36 pm
ITV will soon begin filming a new three-part drama series starring Hollywood actor Luke Evans based on The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching the...
January 2020 - 10:07 am
This week (13th - 17th January), enjoy 50% off all our books* in our half-price January sale! What are you waiting for? Get browsing.  *Marked titles...
January 2020 - 12:56 pm
The 2020 Seren Cardiff Poetry Festival is set to be the biggest yet, with 21 fantastic events over the course of this 3-day winter weekend. The...
January 2020 - 12:16 pm
From the 16 - 20 December our Christmas pop-up shop will be back at Chapter in Cardiff to satisfy all your last minute present buying needs.  You're...
December 2019 - 11:51 am


Saturday 6th June, 11:00
Aussie and UK writers have been meeting up to write pieces of solace, poignancy, observation and joy during these extraordinary lockdown times, under...
Thursday 11th June, 18:30
Join us to celebrate the launch of Katrina Naomi's new collection Wild Persistence live via the online platform Zoom.  Wild Persistence a confident...
Tuesday 16th June, 19:30
On Tuesday 16th June, we are delighted to be hosting the virtual launch of Rhian Edwards's highly anticipated second collection The Estate Agent's...
Brampton Bryan
Sunday 5th July, 10:00 to 17:00
Join us for a summer celebration of poetry  hosted by Aardvark Books.  The guest list is headed by Owen Sheers, Jonathan Edwards, Pauline Prior Pitt...
Thursday 30th July, 19:30
On Thursday 30th July, Seren are delighted to host the virtual launch for Euron Griffith's new novel Miriam, Daniel and Me.  His first novel in...
Monday 19th October, 12:00 to Saturday 24th October, 09:48
This masterclass is aimed at committed poets aiming to further develop their writing. The tutors are former National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke...

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