Seren Events Archive

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

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.  £3 Entry to include Wine, Juice and Nibbles.

Join author Jayne Joso for the launch of her latest novel, From Seven to the Sea, Mon 4 March, 6:30pm at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road. The event will take place in the downstairs bar. Entry is free and all are welcome to attend.  About From Seven to the Sea:From Seven to the Sea explores the emotions of childhood and an almost limitless capacity for imagination, invention, and fearlessness as it charts the survival of seven-year-old Esther as she negotiates her mother and stepfather’s dysfunction, and a school environment that exposes her to further prejudice and injustice. It is a window...

8pm, Friday 1 March. Entry £4 (or donation) Above SUSSED, 4-5 James St., Porthcawl, CF36 3BG. Sustainable Wales’s ‘Green Room’ returns from its winter break with a reading by poet/novelist, Chris Meredith. To be followed by an Open Mic for local writers. Chris will be reading from his recently published volume of short stories, Brief Lives (Seren), which will be on sale. The book is described in the Western Mail as ‘a moving, mature kaleidoscope of human experience’. He will also read poetry, including some Welsh language verse. Chris is the author of ‘Shifts’, available in the Seren ‘...

27/01/2019 - 10:00 to 17/03/2019 - 17:00
Llanbedrog

The 2019 programme at Plas Glyn-y-Weddw willl start with a special exhibition celebrating the life and work of Jonah Jones. Jonah Jones (17 February 1919 – 29 November 2004) was born Leonard Jones near Wardley, Tyne and Wear in the North East of England, but became known as a Welsh sculptor, artist-craftsman and writer. His father had been a coalminer before being invalided in the First World War; the family endured considerable poverty through the 1920s and 1930s. Registering in the Second World War as a conscientious objector, Jonah Jones at first worked in forestry, but later enlisted in...

Expand your voice with the thoughts, lives and feelings of others ‘You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.’– Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird From Robert Browning to Carol Ann Duffy, Patience Agbabi to Simon Armitage, a number of writers have explored the joy of how writing from the point of view of someone – or something – else can free the creative shackles and unleash poems of great power. In this online course, Costa Award-winning poet will help you will explore a range of things that...