Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
  Tony Bianchi (1952- 2017) was a native of North Shields, Northumberland and was educated there and at the University of Wales, where he received a PhD for research on the work of Samuel Beckett. He is a Fellow of Yr Academi Gymreig (the Welsh Academy of Writers) and a former Fellow of the...
Poet, translator, dramatist, teacher and literary commentator, much of Tony's fifty plus year career was spent at the centre, or perhaps the interface would be a better word, of English and Welsh language cultures. Though he was never afraid to ask the awkward question, or to follow a difficult...
Poet, critic, essayist, expert on Welsh Art, Tony Curtis was born in Carmarthen in West Wales in 1946. He studied at Swansea University and Goddard College, Vermont. He is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including his latest: From the Fortunate Isles: New and Selected Poems. He has...
Tony Pinkney is the editor of The Politics of Modernism, a collection of Raymond Williams' unfinished work. A lecturer in English at Lancaster University, Pinkney is the author of books on Eliot and Lawrence, and editor of the radical magazine, News from Nowhere.
Trevor Fishlock is a writer and broadcaster. He was staff correspondent of The Times in India and New York, and Moscow bureau chief for The Daily Telegraph. He has worked on assignment in more than sixty countries and has written books about Wales, India, America and Russia. He writes and presents...
Trezza Azzopardi was born in Cardiff to a Maltese father and Welsh mother. She studied Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia where she is currently a lecturer. Her first novel The Hiding Place (2000), is the story of a Maltese family living in Cardiff during the 1960s. It won the...
Valerie Coffin Price is a Welsh artist-letterer, whose work responds creatively to the language of poetry and place.  She trained at Chelsea School of Art and the City & Guilds Art School in London.  Her work has been exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally, recent solo...
Vernon Hopkins was a compositor for the Pontypridd Observer and bassist for local group, The Senators (later The Squires). Torn between his 9 to 5 job and the possibility of life as a musician he recruited Tom Jones to the band, and eventually decided to seek a recording contract in London. Hopkins...
Vuyelwa Carlin was born in South Africa in 1949, brought up in Uganda, and has lived for many years now in Shropshire. Her poems have appeared in literary journals and anthologies in the UK and abroad. She has published four poetry collections to date and has won prizes in both the Cardiff and...
Wiliam Owen Roberts was born in 1960. He was educated at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, where he studied Welsh Literature and Drama. He has worked as a script editor and writer for HTV and is now a freelance writer, mainly for television. He has published two novels, Bingo! (1985) and Y PIa...