Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
David Nash is an internationally acclaimed sculptor, based in Blaenau Ffestiniog, north Wales. His work can be found in major collections around the world.
David Parry-Jones (25 September 1933 – 10 April 2017) was a long-standing Welsh sports broadcaster, and the author of many books on rugby. He had been an analyst of sport for BBC Radio 5.
Co-editor of The Captain's Tower, David Woolley is a well known poet publisher and arts administrator. He was until this year the director of the Dylan Thomas Festival, and was on the board of the Dylan Thomas Prize.
Denis F. Ratcliffe (- 2004) worked in the City, turning to writing after disability caused his early retirement.
Derek Bevan became one of the world's best - and best known - rugby union referees. He retired at the end of the 1999-2000 season, aged fifty, after 32 years as the man in the middle. During that long career he refereed in all four World Cups (a record unlikely to be equalled) including the 1991...
Derek Shiel (1939-2017) was a painter, sculptor and writer. Born and bought up in Dublin, he was educated at Fettes College and the Edinburgh College of Art. A year's travelling scholarship took him to the USA before he moved to London.
Deryn Rees-Jones was educated at the University of Wales, Bangor, and Birkbeck College, London. She lives in Liverpool, lecturing in the University. She is an Eric Gregory Award winner, and The Memory Tray  (Seren, 1995) was shortlisted for a Forward Poetry Prize for Best First Collection. In 1996...
Desmond Graham was born in Surrey and educated at Leeds University. He has lectured at Universities in Africa, Germany and, since 1971, at Newcastle upon Tyne. He is the author of a biography of Keith Douglas and the editor of his poems and prose. He is also the editor of an anthology, Poetry of...
Dewi Roberts, who lived in Denbighshire, is well known in Wales as an anthologist. His regional compilations include Visitors' Delight and A Clwyd Anthology. He published a travel book, The Land of Old Renown, and was an essaysist and reviewer for a number of publications. Apart from literature,...
Dic Edwards was born in Cardiff and has had twenty full-length plays produced throughout the UK. He is a Creative Writing Fellow at Lampeter University. He lives with his wife and daughter in Aberaeron on the west coast of Wales.