• Drawing on a long tradition of storytelling Hammad Rind’s debut novel Four Dervishes skewers issues like religious bigotry, injustice, the denial of women’s rights, and class division in a lavishly inventive, verbally rich, exotic confection, that is both darkly thematic and humorously playful. Available now

    “Easily the most remarkable work of fiction to come out of Wales in a thousand moons.” – Jon Gower

    Hammad Rind’s remarkable debut is a must-read
  • The highly anticipated second collection by Kim Moore
  • This autumn, brothers Owen and Tom Morgan take the nation’s tastebuds on an unforgettable getaway. Packed with over one hundred beautifully photographed, out of this world recipes Bar 44 Tapas y Copas has everything you need to bring a taste of Spain to your very own kitchen. Publishing 8 November. Pre-order now.

    “A great go-to recipe book.” – Matt Tebbutt, Saturday Kitchen

    The must-have tapas book of the year
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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.

News

Hello everyone. After a quite wonderful 30 years, I’ve decided to step down as Poetry Editor for Seren at the end of October. It has been a huge...
October 2021 - 11:20 am
We’re delighted that Cath Drake’s debut collection The Shaking City has been longlisted for The Laurel Prize 2021.  Set up by UK poet laureate Simon...
September 2021 - 10:10 am
This autumn, brothers Owen and Tom Morgan, founders of critically acclaimed, family-run restaurant group Bar 44 publish their first cookbook, Bar 44...
September 2021 - 13:16 pm
Robert Walton, author of Sax Burglar Blues, has won first place in the English Language Poem Competition at the North American Festival of Wales for...
September 2021 - 11:47 am
We are delighted to announce the publication of Other Women’s Kitchens by Alison Binney, the winner of the 2020 Mslexia Poetry Pamphlet Competition....
September 2021 - 09:34 am
We were greatly saddened by the recent news of the passing of Siân James, after a long illness. A leading popular novelist in the UK for many years,...
August 2021 - 15:57 pm
We're delighted to hear that Seren poet Rosalind Hudis, whose collection Restorations was published earlier this year, has been shortlisted for the...
August 2021 - 15:09 pm
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, hard working individual to join our team as Administrative Officer. This new role is an opportunity to...
July 2021 - 11:57 am
We can now share that The Amazingly Astonishing Story by Lucy Gannon is one of three titles on the shortlist in the Creative Non-Fiction category for...
July 2021 - 10:41 am
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

Events

Thursday 28th October, 19:00
Seren poetry editor Amy Wack leads our poetry showcase celebrating 40 years of Seren. The first book published by Seren when it was founded in 1981,...
Bristol
Thursday 4th November, 18:00 to 21:00
Celebrate the launch of Bar 44 Tapas y Copas by Owen and Tom Morgan in style with great company and good food at the Bar 44 restaurant on Regent...
Saturday 13th November, 10:30 to 16:30
Take an inclusive trip into Ecopoetry with Katrina Naomi to explore the many different ways of writing the environment. In this course you will look...
Hedben Bridge
Monday 15th November, 17:00 to Saturday 20th November, 10:00
In this course, we will encourage you to expand your repertoire of styles and approaches, experiment with the longer poem or sequence and enhance...
Thursday 18th November, 19:00 to 21:00
In this online workshop with Elizabeth Parker, you will explore exciting poems and experiment with structure, form and language in your writing as...

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