Seren Events Archive

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

04/07/2020 - 13:00 to 14:00

On Saturday 4th July, Sarah Wimbush, author of Bloodlines, will be reading alongside the other winners of the Ledbury Poetry Competition 2019 as part of their online festival.  Ledbury Poetry Festival International Poetry Competition has been an important first step in many poets’ careers. The 2019 winners’ event features some of the freshest new voices in poetry, hosted by competition judge Daljit Nagra. Introductions will be by Festival Manager Phillippa Slinger.Poets confirmed so far include: Adult Winners: Elisabeth Murawski, Sarah Wimbush, Denise Bundred; Young Person Winners: Cia Mangat...

Join us once again for virtual First Thursday where poets Katrina Naomi and Judy Brown will be joining us live from their homes.   The readings will be followed by our usual open mic. Please sign up in advance via email to be sure of getting a place. RSVP to sarahjohnson@serenbooks.com for the link. About the books: Written following a move from London to Cornwall, Katrina Naomi's new collection Wild Persistence considers distance and closeness, and questions how to live. She dissects ‘dualism’ and arrival, sex and dance, a trip to Japan. There is a strong section of poems about the aftermath...