Seren Events Archive

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

22/03/2019 - 19:00
Cork

Jonathan Edwards will read from his latest collection Gen (Seren 2018). His debut collection My Family and Other Superheroes was the winner of the Costa Poetry Prize 2014.  Also reading will be Abigail Parry. Admission: 5 euros. For further information and to book visit the Festival website: www.corkpoetryfest.net

22/03/2019 - 10:30
Teignmouth

Paul Deaton will be appearing at the Teignmouth Poetry Festival with ​Julie-ann Rowell & Ronnie Aaronson. Paul's collection A Watchful Astronomy (Seren 2017) is a Poetry Book Society recommendation.  

Jonathan Edwards will read from Gen  (Seren 2018) his latest collection of poetry. Jonathan's debut collection My Family and Other Superheroes was the winner of the Costa Poetry Prize 2014.  Free entry.

19/03/2019 - 20:00
Abergavenny

Tuesday 19th March, 8pm ​£5 entrySupported by Literature Wales Three poets Chris Hall’s publications include: Witchcrafts (Arc), Bneath Cragshaddo (WYSIWYG 2000), Balladz f Bedlam (Stonebridge). His poems have appeared in, among others, Tears in the Fence, Scintilla, Quirk, The Lonely Crowd and Richard Parker’s cricketing anthology Leg Avant. A retrospective collection of poems entitled No Fish is planned for publication by The Collective Press in the near future. Jonathan Edwards won the Terry Hetherington Award in 2010, was awarded a Literature Wales new writer’s bursary in 2011, and in...

The Poetry Society presents a special event featuring readings and Q & A from poet Yvonne Reddick, the winner of the inaugural Peggy Poole Award – a new talent development award recognising emerging writers in the North West of England – alongside the judge of this year’s competition, celebrated poet and critic Deryn Rees-Jones. Yvonne's Mslexia prize-winning pamphlet Translating Mountains was published by Seren in 2017. Deryn Rees Jones has published seven collections for Seren, most recently What It's Like to Be Alive: Selected Poems (2016) which was a Poetry Book Society Special...

Don’t miss the final Border Crossings session of this festival, in which two poets draw from a wide range of influences. Richard Gwyn is a poet and translator whose most recent collection, Stowaway: A Levantine Adventure (Seren 2018) centres around an unnamed protagonist, a kind of anti-Ulysses, and this character’s journeys around the eastern Mediterranean. Richard will be reading alongside Arne Rautenberg, an award-winning German poet translated into English by Ken Cockburn. Arne’s playful work ranges from concrete poetry to writing for children through to exuberant and experimental sound...