Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
Adam Czerniawski is a leading poet and prose writer in Polish and a translator of Polish literature and philosophy. He was born in Warsaw, but left Poland during the war for Istanbul and then Palestine. He eventually settled in England in 1947, where he studied English literature and philosophy at...
Adrian Mourby is a novelist, journalist and producer; he also works in opera, travel journalism and as a hotel historian. Mourby has written six novels, including We Think the World of Him (Hodder 1996), The Four of Us (Hodder 1997) and Wishdaughter ( Seren 2004). In June 2017, Rooms of One's Own,...
Aled Rhys Hughes is a professional landscape photographer born and raised in south Wales. He has always been interested in the Welsh landscape, but has widened his scope to include the French landscape in his 2016 collection titled Mametz. Within this collection, Hughes has created sixty high...
Alen Mešković was born in Bosnia in 1977 and has lived in Denmark since 1994. His debut publication was the critically acclaimed poetry collection Første gang tilbage (First Time Back) in 2009. His first novel, Ukulele Jam (2011) was nominated for the literary award Weekendavisens Litteraturpris. ...
Baroness Alessandra Kozlowska (1892-1975) was born in the Krasnodar province of the Caucasus to a well to do family in oil. Having endured the first Russian revolution in 1905 she had married Polish nobleman Thomas Perutz and was living in Russia, Poland and Germany by the First World War. She...
Alison Layland is a freelance translator from French, German and Welsh into English. She graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge with a BA in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, and Modern & Medieval Languages. She is also a full member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, Society of...
Alison Lloyd is Head of Visual Arts and Literature at Arts Council England and editor of Intimate Portraits: Contemporary Responses to the Theme of Portraiture (Seren 1997).
Allan Bush is a retired building surveyor who has lived and worked in Cardiff all his life, though he also has a passion for Italy. He published his first novel, entitled Last Bird Singing, with Seren in 2008. This work traces one man’s inner life through the dark streets of his home city - Cardiff...
Alun Lewis, (1915-1944), the remarkable poet and short story writer, died, aged 28, in Burma in the Second World War. Some critics see him as the last of the great Romantic poets, a twentieth century Keats. Others describe his poetry as the path from pre-war Yeats and Auden to post-war poets like...
Alun Richards (1929-2004) was born in Pontypridd at an economically unstable time for Wales. He studied at Swansea University and taught in secondary schools and as a university tutor. Much of his writing explored the lives of men in south Wales or at sea. His books include six novels and several...