Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
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...
Amy Wack was born in Florida and educated at San Diego and Columbia universities. A graduate of Columbia writing programme in New York City, Amy Wack now lives in Cardiff and has been Poetry Editor at Seren since 1992, where she has edited a number of poetry collections, including Oxygen and...
From an Anglo-French family, André Mangeot grew up in Kent, Yorkshire and Suffolk before graduating from Oxford.  He has published two previous collections (Natural Causes and Mixer), two books of short stories (A Little Javanese and True North) and written three novels.  For over ten years he was...
André Stitt, born in Belfast, currently lives in Wales following some time in London from 1980-1999. He is currently Professor of Performance & Interdisciplinary Art at Cardiff School of Art & Design, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Chair of CFAR, a fellow of the Royal Society of Art and...
Andrew Gallimore is an independent television producer. He set up an independent documentary film production house in 1996, and the company's programmes have been distributed to over forty countries. Gallimore has directed a range of programmes and films, including Celtic Fists, a series on boxing...
Andrew McNeillie was born in north Wales in 1946 and educated at John Bright Grammar School, Llandudno. He read English at Magdalen College, Oxford. He was the Literature Editor at Oxford University Press for five years until 2009 and established the Clutag Press in Oxfordshire in 2002 to publish...
Angela Graham is a BAFTA Cymru-winning film-maker and journalist. She has produced programmes for BBC, ITV, S4C and Channel 4 and was Development Producer of The Story of Wales.  She produced and co-wrote the Oscar entrant cinema feature Branwen (6 BAFTA Cymru nominations and Best Film at the...
Ann Drysdale is a prize-winning poet and former journalist on the South Wales Argus. Her well-received poetry collections include Between Dryden and Duffy (2005), The Turn of the Cucumber (1995), Gay Science (1999) and Backwork (2002). Individual poems from these collections have won prizes...