About

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.

News

The Poetry Book Society have just revealed their Winter selections, and we are delighted to announce that Paul Deaton’s forthcoming debut collection...
August 2017 - 14:34 pm
Maggie Harris, poet and author of short story collection Writing on Water, has won third prize in the International Welsh Poetry Competition for her...
August 2017 - 16:29 pm
Enter our giveaway to win a copy of Black Shiver Moss, Graham Mort’s masterly tenth collection of poetry. To enter, simply sign up to the Seren...
August 2017 - 09:50 am
Each month we are shining the spotlight on one outstanding author in celebration of Wales’ year of legends, and for August, this is the prize-winning...
August 2017 - 12:15 pm
Martyn Crucefix’s new collection, The Lovely Disciplines, is newly available from Seren.  Composed with his characteristic grace and precision, these...
July 2017 - 16:44 pm
Summer is here and with it comes our half price sale. For one week only, enjoy 50% off our books – everything from poetry, novels, short stories, art...
July 2017 - 13:25 pm
Anne Lauppe-Dunbar’s absorbing debut novel Dark Mermaids has been shortlisted for the 2017 International Rubery Book Awards, fiction category. Set...
July 2017 - 09:58 am
Enter our giveaway to win a copy of The Women of Versailles, Kate Brown’s timeless and addictive debut novel. To enter, simply sign up to the Seren...
July 2017 - 16:02 pm
We are saddened to have the news that author Tony Bianchi has passed away. A novelist in Welsh and English, a cultural commentator and administrator...
July 2017 - 11:23 am
With it being Wales’ Year of Legends, what better time could there be to discover the rich mythological history of our land? Martin Griffiths’ new...
June 2017 - 14:22 pm

Events

Cardiff
Wednesday 23rd August, 18:30 to 20:30
2017 marks the sixtieth anniversary of the Wolfenden Report, a British government inquiry into homosexuality and prostitution, which most famously...
Discoed
Friday 25th August, 11:00
"What do we mean when we talk about borders?" Nicholas Murray introduces his latest book, Crossings: A Journey through Borders (Seren) and reads from...
Lancaster
Friday 25th August, 19:30
Come along to Waterstones Lancaster, King Street, on 25 August to celebrate the launch of Graham Mort’s masterly tenth collection of poetry, Black...
Merthyr
Saturday 26th August, 08:30 to Sunday 15th October, 17:00
Part of the Celebration of Welsh Contemporary Painting, in partnership with Cyfarthfa Castle and Glasbury Arts, Redhouse, Merthyr, will be displaying...
Cardigan
Thursday 7th September, 14:00 to 15:30
Join us at the Teifi Marshes Centre, Cardigan, to learn more about magnificent Skomer Island, a National Nature Reserve just off the Pembrokeshire...
Cardiff
Thursday 7th September, 19:30
Celebrate new poetry and fiction at Cardiff’s Chapter Arts Centre as First Thursday returns after the summer break for a special Mulfran authors...
Cilgerran
Thursday 7th September, 20:00 to 22:00
Springwatch’s Iolo Williams opens this year’s PENfro festival with an illustrated talk, showcasing Wales’ stunning nature places: from Skomer Island...
Knighton
Saturday 9th September, 10:45 to 21:00
A free poetry festival supporting people displaced by war and violence.  On 9th September 2017, Knighton Community centre welcomes you to call in for...
Cilgerran
Sunday 10th September, 10:00 to 10:50
Enjoy readings and interviews with two talented writers and their new short story collections. Maggie Harris’ stories are informed by the Caribbean,...
Cardiff
Friday 22nd September, 19:00
“To be born Welsh is to be born privileged; not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but music in your blood and poetry in your soul.” There’s a whole...

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Tony Conran (1931-2013)
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