Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
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...
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...
Yanick Lahens lives in Haiti. She was born in Port au Prince before moving to France where she was educated at the Sorbonne. Her writing is uncompromising in its portrayal of life in the Caribbean. She occupies a very particular position in Haitian literature, because of her independence of spirit...
Ysanne Holt lectures on the History of Art at the Newcastle College of Art and Design and at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle. She is an authority on twentieth century British art, especially at the Slade school.
Yvonne Reddick was born in Glasgow and grew up in Aberdeen, Berkshire and Kuwait. She won a Northern Writer’s Award for poetry in 2016. Her poems have appeared in magazines such as Stand and Shearsman, and been translated into Greek and Swedish. She lives in Manchester and works as an academic...
Zillah Bethell is a graduate of Wadham College, Oxford and now lives in Tondu with her husband and two young children.
Zoë Skoulding’s previous collections of poems include Remains of a Future City (Seren, 2008), and The Mirror Trade (Seren, 2004). Her work as a poet also encompasses criticism, translation and cross-media performance; she has been involved in several projects combining poetry with music or...