Seren Events Archive

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

Join us at St Canna's Alehouse for the unveiling of this year's Confreys Solicitors Christmas print commission and the launch of the EP 'Winter' by the printmaker and musician Mog Fry who records as Red Deer Sleeping. With poetry readings from Paul Deaton (whose poem 'Christmas' inspired the print), Katrina Naomi and Amy Wack.  7:30 for an 8pm start

26/11/2019 - 18:30

Zoë Skoulding is one of three poets who will read from their new collections exploring place, looking at how human lives interact with other perspectives on urban and rural environments. Zoë's latest collection Footnotes to Water (Seren 2019) is her fifth collection for Seren and a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. in which she imagines a river as a transverse section, cutting through urban and rural spaces, connecting places that are themselves in flux.​ Also reading will be Helen Tookey and Eleanor Rees. For further information visit:

25/11/2019 - 19:00

Seren invites you to the launch of the new collection by Tamar Yoseloff, The Black Place (Seren 2019), a dark and gorgeously multi-faceted work that eschews the sentimental, embraces alternatives and offers antidotes to cheery capitalist hype. The book's subjects include Georgia O'Keeffe, the poet's cancer diagnosis and treatment, and the Grenfell Tower fire disaster. Special guests Tim Dooley, Sue Rose, Claire Crowther and Anne Berkeley. Free Entry.

Join Gladstone Library at the National Liberal Club in London for a convivial evening of conversation and readings and the official launch of their 2020 Writers in Residence and Politics in Residence programmes. Hear the winning authors read from their work and talk about their writing lives.  The five winners of the 2020 Writers in Residence award at Gladstone’s Library are: Charlotte Higgins, Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths (Jonathan Cape, 2018)Jonathan Edwards, Gen (Seren, 2018)Katie Hale, My Name is Monster (Canongate, 2019)Isabel Galleymore, Significant Other (Carcanet, 2019)Rachel...

23/11/2019 - 16:00
Craven Arms

Join us to celebrate the launch of  What Remains at the End,  Alexandra Ford's intriguing debut novel of personal relationships played out against some of the very worst results of realpolitik, where human life is subjugated to political and national ideology. Reading and book signing followed by wine and cake. Free Entry. 

23/11/2019 - 14:00

Tamar Yoseloff will read at the launch of the Loss Issue (Magma 75), where we will celebrate the past, memorialise the lost and look to the future with poems that are beautiful, moving and alive. Come and explore how to reconnect with lost roots, make sense of a country that is losing its unity – and find out how some losses can bring unexpected gains. This issue of Magma features commissioned poems written during a collaboration between poets, counsellors and psychologists. Tamar's new collection The Black Place (Seren 2019) is a dark and gorgeously multi-faceted work that eschews the...