• Robert Minhinnick’s latest novel ‘Nia’ longlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize.
  • 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
  • Peter Finch returns to poetry
  • Enjoy 20% off all our books
  • Iolo Williams is back with a new guide to his top 40 nature sites in the UK. From Hermaness on Shetland to the London Wetland Centre, from Dungeness in Kent to Loch Neagh, Williams criss-crosses the country celebrating the abundance of amazing flora and fauna that are right on our doorstep. Available now

    ‘Wild Places UK’ – Iolo’s Top 40


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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.


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
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...
December 2019 - 16:38 pm
We are delighted to finally be able to share that Erato by Deryn Rees-Jones has been shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize 2019. Seren poetry editor...
October 2019 - 10:28 am
We’re delighted to be able to share that Zoë Skoulding’s forthcoming collection Footnotes to Water is a PBS Winter Recommendation. Publishing on the...
September 2019 - 11:12 am


Sedbergh, Cumbria
Monday 30th March, 15:00 to Saturday 4th April, 10:00
This week long residential course is hosted by award-winning Welsh poet and musician Paul Henry. The course aims to help you develop your poetry by...
Thursday 2nd April, 16:30
Music inspired by Nicholas Murray’s book Crossings: A Journey through Borders (Seren 2016) will be performed as part of the Celtic Rush Hour event at...
Thursday 2nd April, 19:30
CANCELLED Celebrate new poetry and fiction at April's First Thursday at Chapter Arts centre, Cardiff. This month's event features Lynne Hjelmgaard ...
Newport, Gwent
Saturday 11th April, 13:15 to 16:45
This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Jonathan Edwards, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of...
Wednesday 13th May, 13:00
An illustrated celebration in new photographs and old tales of Wales' sacred springs, holy wells and spas. This talk by author and photographer Phil...
Cricieth, Gwynedd
Monday 18th May, 00:00 to Friday 22nd May, 00:00
This five day residential course is hosted by award-winning Welsh poet Paul Henry and singer-songwriter Brian Briggs – former frontman of indie-folk...
Thursday 11th June, 18:30
Join us for the launch of Katrina Naomi's new collection Wild Persistence. This is Katrina's third collection and her first since she moved from...
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...
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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