Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
Edward Thomas was born in Abercraf, Swansea Valley and is a founder member and artistic director of Y Cwmni Cyf Theatre in Cardiff. He has acted, written and directed extensively for radio, film, television and the theatre. In 1993 he won an Arts Foundation Fellowship and the BBC Writer of the Year...
Eifion Jenkins is a freelance writer and journalist living in West Wales.  His published and performed works include a stage play, Nightshift Blues, short stories and poetry. As well as writing comedy sketches for TV shows he has also had a play, Real Sisters Don’t Eat Meat, and a short story, The...
Eleanor Cooke was born in Yorkshire then moved to the Welsh border country. She began to write poetry professionally when the youngest of her four children was two and the eldest seventeen. It wasn’t long before she was widely published, and Seren invited her to submit the first of her collections...
Elizabeth Macklin (born Poughkeepsie, New York, 1952) is the author of two books of poetry, A Woman Kneeling in the Big City (1992) and You’ve Just Been Told (2000). In 1999, an Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship allowed her to spend a year in the Basque Country, in Bilbao, Spain, beginning...
Ellen Davis was born in Germany in 1929. Evacuated to Britain on the Kindertransport, she was adopted by a Swansea couple, and still lives in the city. She has given many interviews about her experiences and is a regular public speaker.
Ellie Evans (1942-2012) was born in Carmarthen and was educated in Llandeilo and Cardiff. After reading English at Oxford, she worked in publishing and for the Medical Research Council, before living in Hong Kong, teaching English.  She spent most of her adult life teaching in London, but later...
Emily Blewitt was born in Carmarthen, Wales. She read English Language and Literature at St Hilda’s College, Oxford (2004-2007), and has an MA in Film and Literature from the University of York (2009). She recently completed a PhD at Cardiff University, where her doctoral research explored the...
A writer, performer and community arts facilitator in south Wales, Emily Hinshelwood’s poetry has been published in many literary magazines including Poetry Wales, Ambit, Aesthetica, and New Welsh Review. She has won the John Tripp Award for Spoken Poetry, and was shortlisted for the Bridport prize...
Emyr Humphreys is the author of twenty novels in English and Welsh, and has also published collections of stories and poetry. He has written screenplays and adapted other works for television and radio, in addition to producing and directing in both of those media. His novels have won the Arts...
Enfys McMurry grew up in nearby Llantwit Major. Her father was involved in refurbishing the castle for Hearst. Her exhaustive research for this book has already been the basis of a television documentary for BBC Wales.