Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
Dafydd Johnston is Professor of Welsh at the University of Wales, Swansea. Amongst his writing on Welsh literature is A Pocket Guide: The Literatures of Wales (University of Wales press, Cardiff, 1994).
Dai George was born in Cardiff in 1986 and has studied in Bristol and New York, where he received a Masters in Fine Art from Columbia University's famous writing programme. Now living and teaching in London, but often back in Wales, he has had poems and critical articles published in The Guardian...
Professor Dai Smith is Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Glamorgan and formerly Head of Broadcasting (English) at BBC Wales. He has written extensively on Welsh history, in particular Aneurin Bevan, Raymond Williams and wider cultural facets such as rugby.
Dai Vaughan was one of the most highly-regarded documentary film editors to have worked in Britain. His novels include Totes Meer and Non-Return. He is also the author of For Documentary: 12 Essays. Dai Vaughan sadly passed away in 2012.
Co-editor of The Captain's Tower, Damian Furniss’ first collection, Chocolate Che, was published this year; he is widely published in magazines and read at festivals and events around the country.
Damian Walford Davies is a poet, writer and librettist. He is the author of four Seren collections – Suit of Lights (2009), Witch (2012), Judas (2015) and Docklands (2019), together with the pamphlet Alabaster Girls (Rack Press, 2015) and the co-written volume, Whiteout (Parthian, 2006). He is Pro...
Daniel Butler has been a freelance writer and journalist since 1989, specialising in rural and environmental issues. He has published 6 books about nature and the countryside, including The Red Tail, Sharing the Seasons with a Hawk (Cape, 1994). He moved to live the good life in Wales in 1993 and...
Daniel Williams is a Senior Lecturer in the English Department at Swansea University, and Assistant Director of CREW (the Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales). He has written on a range of subjects within the field of Welsh writing in English for a wide number of...
Dannie Abse CBE (1923-2014) was born in Cardiff and studied Medicine at Cardiff, King’s College and Westminster Hospital. A poet, novelist, playwright, he has also published diaries and autobiography. He has published sixteen volumes of poetry including a Collected Poems. www.dannieabse.com
Daryl Leeworthy is a writer and historian. He is the Rhys Davies Research Fellow at the South Wales Miners’ Library at Swansea University, where he continues to research the historical experience of the South Wales Coalfield. He has written widely on Welsh history and literature and is the author...