Seren Events Archive

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

Join acclaimed poet Paul Henry and Stornoway frontman Brian Briggs for a unique performance of music and poetry. Following a reading from his collections, The Brittle Sea (Seren 2010) and Boy Running (Seren 2015) Paul will be joined on stage by Brian as they perform their collaborative work, The Glass Aisle – a haunting piece which crosses the borders between poem and song lyric.  Tickets: £12.00 in advance/£14.00 on the door. For further information and to book visit the Festival website: www.kenilworthartsfestival.co.uk

Join poet Martyn Crucefix at The Poetry Café on Monday 18 September for the launch of his new collection, The Lovely Disciplines. Come for a drink at 7pm and at 7:30, Martyn will give a reading from the book. This is a free event and all are welcome to attend – so bring your friends! About The Lovely Disciplines:Displaying his characteristic flair, craft and intelligence, these poems often begin with the visible, the tangible, the ordinary, yet through each act of attentiveness and the delicate fluidity of the language they re-discover the extraordinary in the everyday.In truth, ‘The Lovely...

Eoghan Walls
10/09/2017 - 18:30
Bolton

After a series of diverse and exciting events in Autumn 2016 and Spring 2017, the English and Creative Writing Department at the University of Bolton are proud to  partner with Bolton Library and Museum Services for a new season of literary events. First up, though, are celebrated young Irish poet Eoghan Walls, whose debut collection The Salt Harvest was published by Seren, and the multi-talented Mancunian fiction writer Neil Campbell. Entrance is Free.

Eoghan Walls
10/09/2017 - 18:30
Bolton

After a series of diverse and exciting events in Autumn 2016 and Spring 2017, the English and Creative Writing Department at the University of Bolton are proud to  partner with Bolton Library and Museum Services for a new season of literary events. First up, though, are celebrated young Irish poet Eoghan Walls, whose debut collection The Salt Harvest was published by Seren, and the multi-talented Mancunian fiction writer Neil Campbell. Entrance is Free.

Enjoy readings and interviews with two talented writers and their new short story collections. Maggie Harris’ stories are informed by the Caribbean, where she was born, and Britain where she has lived as an adult, and through them, the wider world. Issues of belonging and migration feature, but alongside these are growing interests in voice, narrative, gardening and botany, music and family. There are both UK and Caribbean voices in these tales, told by children, migrants, mothers, grandparents.This is a varied collection containing stories such as 'Sending for Chantal', telling a tale of...

A free poetry festival supporting people displaced by war and violence.  On 9th September 2017, Knighton Community centre welcomes you to call in for as little or as long as you like for their Poetry Marathon - a free poetry festival in aid of people displaced by war and violence. We expect that you will stay for longer than you thought you might. Come to hear and see published Poets who are skilled in their use of words and look forward to sharing their poems with you. You can ask questions about their writing, its meaning and why they are helping to raise money for refugees and asylum...