Seren’s Authors

Information on all Seren’s authors.
Laura McAllister is a Lecturer in the Institute of Public Administration and Management at the University of Liverpool. She has stood twice as parliamentary candidate for Plaid Cymru, and was political analyst for BBC Wales's broadcast coverage of the elections to the National Assembly and European...
A considerable figure on the drama scene in Wales in the eighties and nineties, Lawrence Allan has written eighteen plays in the past fourteen years. Inspired by the gritty, lively and often comic street life of his home town Pontypridd, he says, "I love it. It's my home, and I hope that my plays...
Lawrence Normand is Senior Lecturer in English, Cultural Studies and Communication Studies at Middlesex University.
 Leighton Andrews is Professor of Practice in Public Service Leadership and Innovation at Cardiff Business School. A former Assembly Member for the Rhondda and Minister for Children, Education & Lifelong Learning in the Welsh Assembly Government and Head of Public Affairs for the BBC, Leighton...
Leonora Brito lived in Cardiff all her life, where she took a degree in Law and History at the University. Dat’s Love collects the stories which won her the Rhys Davies Prize, a placed prize in the Stand International Story Competition and those which have been broadcast on Radio 4.
Leslie Norris (1921 - 2006) was born in Merthyr Tydfil.  Formerly a teacher and headmaster, he for many years taught literature and creative writing in American universities, most recently at Brigham Young, Utah, where he was Christiansen Professor of Poetry. He wrote poetry since 1941 and...
Born in 1962, Liam Carson was educated in a Catholic School in Belfast before reading English literature and philosophy at UCD. During the 1980s he lived in squats in Brixton and Kennington in London and worked in a variety of blue collar jobs. Returning to Ireland he worked for many years as a...
Linden Peach lectures in English at the University of Loughborough. His previous publications include British Influence on the Birth of American Literature, The Prose Writing of Dylan Thomas and, with David Margolies, Marxism and Culture: Christopher Cauldwell.
Lloyd Jones’ first novel Mr Vogel (Seren, 2005) won the McKitterick first novel award and was shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fiction. His second novel Mr Cassini (Seren 2006) won the Wales Book of the Year prize. He has also published a collection of short stories...
Lloyd Rees is a Senior Lecturer in English and Education in Swansea. In addition to his novels for Seren, Don’t Stand So Close and The Show-Me State, he is a published poet and co-editor of the magazine Roundyhouse.