Seren Events Archive

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

Join debut authors, Angela Johnson and Belfast-born Angela Graham, as they discuss their experiences of putting Wales on the page in their new books, Arianwen, a warm and witty novel set in West Wales, and A City Burning, a confident collection of stories set in Wales, Ireland and Italy. Arianwen has been described St ‘brilliantly evocative’ with ‘lilting Welsh rhythms and poetic imagery’; A City Burning was named ‘book of the year’ by Nation Cymru in 2020, and described as ‘wonderful’ by the Irish Examiner. Tickets £5.00 from Full...

Will Hayward’s book asks how Covid-19 affected and tested us in Wales, after years of austerity and asks questions of politicians in Westminster and Cardiff Bay. In this session, Will, Welsh journalist of the year in 2019 and currently Wales Online’s political editor, will discuss his book and moving forwards with former newspaper editor, Sandra Loy. Tickets £5.00 from  

Patrick McGuinness discusses his forthcoming book Real Oxford, at the Oxford University alumni Meeting of Minds Global conference.  Real Oxford is the next addition to the Seren Real series, edited by Peter Finch. Oxford, city of dreaming spires, bicycles, Inspector Morse, tourists, gentility. Or perhaps a less familiar place? Having lived and worked in Oxford for thirty years, Patrick McGuinness brings an intimate knowledge to this new exploration of the city as he reflects on the familiar and introduces us to the unnoticed, to create a new way of looking at Oxford. Oxford University alumni...

23/03/2021 - 08:00 to 27/04/2021 - 08:00

Take time out to recharge your energy and creativity with Cath Drake. Mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress and improve well-being, clarity, focus and creativity and Kath throws in a sprinkling of poetry for a weekly uplift! Each drop in session focuses on a theme to contribute to positive wellbeing and spark creativity and lasts for half an hour, plus an optional fifteen minutes writing together at the end. Cath's latest collection, The Shaking City, was published by Seren in 2020. For further information visit Cath's website here: