Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
Ian McMillan is a poet, journalist, playwright, and broadcaster, known for his strong and distinctive Barnsley-area accent. He lives in Darfield, the town of his birth. He began performing on the live poetry circuit in the 1970s and has published several volumes of poetry, for adults and children....
Ian Skidmore (1929-2013) was for many years a neighbour of Kyffin Williams on the island of Anglesey. A former Fleet Street journalist and popular broadcaster on BBC Radio Wales, he lived in retirement in the east of England.
Ian Spring is a Glasgow-born, Perthshire-based academic and poet who has taught at Cardiff University. He is the author of Phantom Village: the Myth of the New Glasgow (1990) and the recently published Real Glasgow (2017). He is currently writing Scotland Seen and Imagined: a cultural history of...
Ilse Pedler
Ilse Pedler was born in Derby in 1963 and grew up in Birmingham. She has a degree in Applied Zoology from Bangor University, a degree in Veterinary Medicine from Cambridge University and is an MRCVS: Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. She lives in Saffron Walden, where she works as...
Born and brought up in Germany, Imogen Herrad has also lived in London and in Argentina, and currently divides her time between Cardiff and Cologne. She writes in German and English. Her short stories and articles (in English) have been published in magazines and anthologies in Wales, Canada and...
Ioan Williams lectures in Drama at University College, Aberystwyth. An authority on many aspects of European theatre and Welsh culture, he is the general editor of a series of translations of European plays into Welsh.
Iolo Williams is a Welsh naturalist and broadcaster, best known for his BBC Wales and S4C nature programmes. The presenter of 17 TV series in two languages, he is also a presenter on BBC network’s Nature Watch programmes, an author in Welsh and English and a public lecturer. He has a degree in...
Ivy Alvarez is the author of Mortal (Washington, DC: Red Morning Press, 2006), her first poetry collection. Her poems appear in anthologies, journals and new media in many countries, including Poetry Wales, New Welsh Review, Roundyhouse and Red Poets, as well as Best Australian Poems (2009), A Face...
Artist, writer, theorist, Iwan Bala is a positive and dynamic figure in Welsh culture. He has exhibited internationally, been involved in numerous cross-media collaborations and is a founder member of The Artists' Project/Prosiect Artistiaid.