Seren Events

The latest news on Seren’s books, authors, events and prizes.

Thursday 3rd December, 19:30

For our last First Thursday of the year we'll be joined by Adnan Al-Sayegh and Jenny Lewis reading poetry from Let Me Tell You What I Saw and Peter Benson reading from his new novel The Stromness Dinner. We'll host our usual open mic following the readings which you can sign up to by emailing sarahjohnson@serenbooks.com. Tickets are £2.74 (incl. admin fee) available via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/129485662101. Details of how to join will be included in your confirmation email.  We hope you can join us (festive themed readings/outfits welcome)! About the books: Let Me Tell You...

Saturday 5th December, 16:00

William Wordsworth was a poet with deep concern for the human condition and its relationship to the natural world. Now, amidst the celebrations of his 250th birthday, Poet in the City brings together poets and academics to explore why an examination of Wordsworth is relevant today. Wordsworth’s work wrote nature into our social and political history. In 2020, a year of seismic shifts to our contemporary social and cultural lives, Wordsworth’s use of the natural world as a canvas has come into even sharper focus. As the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to emerge, we will be joined by...

Monday 7th December, 19:00

Join us to hear Will Hayward, political editor for WalesOnline, discussing his new book Lockdown Wales: How Covid-19 Tested Wales with Sandra Loy live on Zoom. Register for FREE via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/129491317015. Details of how to join will be included in your confirmation email.  About the book: In 2020 everyone’s lives were taken over by the Covid-19 pandemic. No-one was unaffected. The spring lockdown changed the way we lived, the way we looked at each other and at ourselves. Big questions engaged us all: PPE, the health service, care homes, shielding. We became...

Monday 14th December, 19:00 to 22:00

On Monday 14 December Will Hayward will be speaking at the online Public Affairs Cymru Annual General Meeting. He will discuss some of the key themes covered in his new book Lockdown Wales and his experience reporting on the crisis. Register your interest via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/128248347259. Lockdown Wales: How Covid-19 Tested Wales is available to pre-order now. Find out more about Public Affairs Cymru on their website publicaffairscymru.com.