Seren Events Archive

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

The Cheltenham Poetry Festival is delighted to offer Free Verse – a free on-line monthly poetry workshop in which you will work with a different poet-tutor each month to craft new poems – and then receive feedback on your work. The topic is Poems For Change and you will explore impactful poems that deal with serious issues: pieces that will inspire you as you create poems that express our opinions and concerns.The August tutor is Elizabeth Parker who has won and been shortlisted for a number of prizes including the Bridport, Melita Hume, Troubadour International, and Gregory O’Donoghue awards...

14/08/2021 - 16:00

From 4pm on Saturday 14th August, Jayne Joso will be reading from her new short story collection Japan Stories at an in person signing with Clapham Books. All welcome.

From 2pm on Sunday 1st August, Jayne Joso will be reading from her new short story collection Japan Stories at an in person signing with Herne Hill Books. All welcome. 

13/06/2021 - 10:30 to 12/09/2021 - 10:30

 Join Cath Drake for a one hour, online, monthly poetry reading group or you can choose the longer reading and writing poetry session monthly. In the first part of the workshop we will tackle a theme each month with an inspiring batch of poems sent in advance. We'll look in depth at the poems, poets and poetic technique with expert guidance.  If you are interested in writing poetry as well, then after a 15mins break we write together and share our writing for 1.5 hours. Each week we will discuss approaches and techniques to writing poems, share our writing and you'll be given an assignment...