Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
Carol Rumens was born in Forest Hill, South London. She won a scholarship to grammar school, and later studied Philosophy at London University, but left before completing her degree. She later gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Writing for the Stage from City College Manchester. She has taught at the...
Caroline Smith was born in Ilford and grew up in Hertfordshire. She originally trained as a sculptor at Goldsmith’s College. Her first publication was a 30-page narrative poem ‘Edith’ about a Lancashire-born woman who eventually works for 35 years as a nanny in Glasgow but is haunted by a secret...
Carolyn Jess-Cooke was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1978 and currently lives in north-east England. She is mother to four children aged 1, 3, 5, and 7. Her debut poetry collection Inroads (Seren, 2010) received a Northern Promise Award, an Eric Gregory Award, the Tyrone Guthrie Prize for...
Carrie Etter
American expatriate Carrie Etter has lived in England since 2001 and published three collections of poetry: The Tethers (Seren, 2009), winner of the London New Poetry Prize, Divining for Starters (Shearsman, 2011), and Imagined Sons (Seren, 2014), shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work...
Cary Archard was born in south Wales, close to Aberdare, Alun Lewis's home town. The editor of Poetry Wales from 1980-86, and founder of Poetry Wales Press, he is the general editor of the uniform edition of Alun Lewis's works. Until recently he taught English and Philosophy in Bridgend.
Cath Drake lives in London and has been published in anthologies and literary magazines in the UK, Australia and US. Her pamphlet Sleeping with Rivers won the Mslexia/PBS Women’s Poetry Pamphlet Competition in 2013 and was a Poetry Book Society Choice. She has been short-listed for the Manchester...
Catherine Fisher is the author of four volumes of poetry for Seren: Immrama, The Unexplored Ocean, Altered States and The Bramble King. She is also a novelist for children; her books include The Conjurer's Game which was shortlisted for the Smarties prize in 1992 and has been serialised on Radio 5...
Ceri Meyrick edited The Bloodstream and Seren Poets 2 while working for Seren. She now lives in London and works for Carlton television.
Ceri Thomas is a freelance artist, art historian and curator.  From 2007 to 2017, he was curator of the Oriel y Bont gallery at the University of South Wales and of its museum-status art collection both of which focus upon the visual culture of modern and contemporary south Wales.  An award-winning...
Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan was brought up in Caernarfonshire and educated at the universities of Oxford, Poitiers, and Wales. She has published widely on the history of literature and the visual arts in Wales.