Seren Events Archive

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

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry via Skype on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Jonathan Edwards, wherever you live. Booking now for dates up to the END OF JULY 2020. Jonathan runs one-hour sessions on a date and time suitable to you.​. During the call, you will have opportunities to discuss strategies for further developing your writing, problems you may be experiencing, and ways to take your work forward. The cost is £50 for Poetry Society Members, £60 for non members. For further information and to book visit   www.poetrysociety.org.uk or call Paul McGrane on 020...

Saturday 18th April - 7pm Perth, Australia / 12pm UK Join us to celebrate the publication of Cath Drake's debut poetry collection The Shaking City  live on Zoom from anywhere in the world!​ Cath will read alongside guest poets TS Eliot prize winner Philip Gross & fellow West Aussie poet Claire Potter. We will also host a Q&A.  For more details on how to join, please contact sarahjohson@serenbooks.com and quote the date of the event.

Friday 17th April - 8pm UK Join us to celebrate the publication of Cath Drake's debut poetry collection The Shaking City  live on Zoom. Cath will read alongside guest poets Kate Potts (currently shortlisted for The Moth Prize) & Karen McCarthy Woolf. We will also host a Q&A.  For more details on how to join, please contact sarahjohson@serenbooks.com and quote the date of the event.

With the help of technology, this month we are bringing First Thursday to you virtually via Zoom! Joining us live will be Mary J. Oliver reading from her new book Jim Neat: The Case of a Young Man Down on His Luck (Seren 2019) and Lynne Hjelmgaard reading from latest poetry collection A Second Whisper (Seren 2019) . Amy will also be joining us live from the USA. Following the readings we will host our usual open mic so keep an eye out on the day for details of how to sign up. Below are all the details you need to join us. We ask that you please mute your videos once joined to reduce...