Seren Events Archive

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

04/05/2019 - 15:45
Newcastle

The Festival’s penultimate reading welcomes back Deryn Rees-Jones, whose new collection Erato will be published by Seren in June. Deryn is a poet, critic and editor of the Pavilion Poetry list and is an Eric Gregory Award winner. Her debut collection The Memory Tray  (Seren, 1995) was shortlisted for a Forward Poetry Prize for Best First Collection and she has published seven collections with Seren, among them Burying the Wren which was on the 2012 TS Eliot Prize shortlist, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and a Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year. Her most recent collection What...

Join us for the launch of Poems from Cardiff one of our new series of poetry pamphlets, edited by Amy Wack, which celebrate the beauty, history and lively everyday goings-on in four areas of Wales: Pembrokeshire, Snowdonia, the Borders, and the capital city of Cardiff. This event will feature a number of the well-known contributors to the pamphlet including Robert Minhinnick, Jonathan Edwards, Mab Jones, Paul Henry, Peter Finch, Clare E. Potter, Stephen Payne, Susie Wild and Abeer Ameer.. Please bring along your Cardiff themed/based poems for our 'open mic' segment. Tickets are £3.00 on the...

01/05/2019 - 17:30
Liverpool

Deryn Rees-Jones is hosting the 2019  launch which marks the fifth birthday of Pavilion Poetry. Deryn will introduce three poets launching their new collections - Mona Arshi, Lieke Marsman and Janette Ayachi. ​ Deryn Rees-Jones is an Eric Gregory Award winner, and The Memory Tray  (Seren, 1995) was shortlisted for a Forward Poetry Prize for Best First Collection. She has published seven collections with Seren, among them Burying the Wren which was on the 2012 TS Eliot Prize shortlist, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and a Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year. Her most recent...

30/04/2019 - 19:00
Holywell

Author and photographer Phil Cope will be talking about his latest book The Living Wells of Wales (Seren 2019). Phil takes us on a journey through the sacred wells of Wales where he discovers wells in city centres and, quite literally, in the middle of nowhere – on mountainsides, in deserted valleys, on the coast, in sea caves. They include healing wells, cursing wells, and wells named for saints, Satan, witches, angels, fairies, friars, nuns, hermits, murderers and hangmen. Cope’s atmospheric photographs are accompanied by folk tales, myths and legends, conversations with well-keepers and...

30/04/2019 - 14:00
Mold

Author and photographer Phil Cope will be talking about his latest book The Living Wells of Wales (Seren 2019). Phil takes us on a journey through the sacred wells of Wales where he discovers wells in city centres and, quite literally, in the middle of nowhere – on mountainsides, in deserted valleys, on the coast, in sea caves. They include healing wells, cursing wells, and wells named for saints, Satan, witches, angels, fairies, friars, nuns, hermits, murderers and hangmen. Cope’s atmospheric photographs are accompanied by folk tales, myths and legends, conversations with well-keepers and...

29/04/2019 - 19:00
Denbigh

Author and photographer Phil Cope will be talking about his latest book The Living Wells of Wales (Seren 2019). Phil takes us on a journey through the sacred wells of Wales where he discovers wells in city centres and, quite literally, in the middle of nowhere – on mountainsides, in deserted valleys, on the coast, in sea caves. They include healing wells, cursing wells, and wells named for saints, Satan, witches, angels, fairies, friars, nuns, hermits, murderers and hangmen. Cope’s atmospheric photographs are accompanied by folk tales, myths and legends, conversations with well-keepers and...