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

Tune in to Private Passions on BBC Radio 3 this Sunday at 12:00pm, when Seren poet Kim Moore will be in conversation with host Michael Berkeley. In...
June 2018 - 10:06 am
It is with great sadness that we have learned of the sudden passing of Mr Christian Brown OBE KSG, who was instrumental in the creation of ...
May 2018 - 11:14 am
We are thrilled to see such a varied mix of Seren author events at this year’s Hay Festival. On Monday 28 May, Barney Norris and David Owen Norris ...
May 2018 - 10:56 am
A packed and captive audience of 150 joined us at Waterstones Bristol last night for the launch of two new poetry collections: Visiting the Minotaur ...
May 2018 - 11:15 am
Last year the Griffin Schools Trust established a new tradition of a Griffin Schools Trust member of staff running the Virgin London Marathon to...
April 2018 - 16:26 pm
Siobhán Campbell’s ‘When all this is over’ is one of three poems that has been recorded to video with funding from British Council Northern Ireland, ...
April 2018 - 14:53 pm
The list of successful writers receiving bursaries from Literature Wales this year is led by women, and features Seren poet Emily Blewitt, whose...
March 2018 - 14:46 pm
Seren poet Jonathan Edwards, whose debut collection My Family and Other Superheroes won the Costa Prize, will this week be running poetry workshops...
March 2018 - 10:18 am
Today we celebrate International Women’s Day – a day of recognition for women’s achievements, and also a time to acknowledge and challenge the gender...
March 2018 - 13:05 pm
Over the weekend of 16–18 February 2018, Seren and Cornerstone co-hosted  Cardiff’s first poetry festival. In excess of 600 people attended the...
February 2018 - 15:49 pm

Events

Oxford
Friday 29th June, 21:00
The Glass Aisle (Seren 2018) is an astonishing collaboration between two major talents in poetry and music: acclaimed songwriter and singer Brian...
Cardiff
Thursday 5th July, 19:30
Come along for July’s First Thursday, an evening of new poetry and fiction. Special guests Ross Cogan and Dan Tyte will kick off the evening with...
Ledbury
Friday 6th July, 14:00 to 15:00
Friday, 6th July2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Jill Abram will introduce this special ‘Stablemates’ event – a poetry salon with Seren Poets Paul Henry, Kim...
Ledbury
Friday 6th July, 20:30
The Glass Aisle is an astonishing collaboration between two major talents in poetry and music: acclaimed songwriter and singer Brian Briggs, frontman...
Cardiff
Thursday 19th July, 17:45
Join us at Cardiff Central Library as Peter Finch discusses his latest volume of the Real Cardiff series; Real Cardiff: The Flourishing City. Real...
Cardiff
Sunday 19th August, 14:00 to 16:30
Elizabeth with be reading from her first full collection, In Her Shambles which was published by Seren in April 2018. Entrance is Free.

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