Seren Events Archive

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

Curated and hosted by poet Kim Moore the contemporary poetry reading series ‘Go to the poets, they will speak to thee’  is running throughout 2022, This month the guest poet is Hannah Hodgson whose debut collection 163 Days (Seren, 2022) examines the clash between the personal and the institutional, telling the story of a young person’s lengthy hospital stay. Kim Moore has published two collections for Seren, The Art of Falling (2015) and All the Men I Never Married (2021). Each event in the series is part reading, part open mic and the theme of this month's open mic is 'the body'. Tickets: £...

Curated and hosted by poet Kim Moore the contemporary poetry reading series ‘Go to the poets, they will speak to thee’  is running throughout 2022, This month the guest poet is Hannah Hodgson whose debut collection 163 Days (Seren, 2022) examines the clash between the personal and the institutional, telling the story of a young person’s lengthy hospital stay. Kim Moore has published two collections for Seren, The Art of Falling (2015) and All the Men I Never Married (2021). Each event in the series is part reading, part open mic and the theme of this month's open mic is 'the body'. Tickets: £...

Join three amazing Seren poets at the Cheltenham Festival. Paul Henry has published eight collections with Seren, including As If To Sing  (2022), Boy Running (2015) and The Brittle Sea: New & Selected Poems (2010). He has also collaborated with Stornaway frontman Brian Briggs in the cross artform collaboration The Glass Aisle (2018). His work has been widely anthologised and translated.  Born in Cameroon, Eric Ngalle Charles arrived in Wales as a near-penniless migrant, after being trafficked to Russia by a criminal gang. He has remade his life as a poet/writer and dazzling performer of...

10/09/2022 - 15:30
Hawarden, Flintshire

In the past few years poet Katrina Naomi moved from London to Cornwall, and her latest collection was written in the wake of moving into a new culture, geography, and community. Poet Suzannah Evans didn’t move in quite the same way, remaining in Sheffield, but she did continue to imagine, think and write about areas that are new and strange to many of us: space, science, technology and near-futures. Join two of the UK’s most exciting poets as they discuss how writing can take us to new spaces – and help us understand them when we get there. Katrina is the winner of the 2021 Keats-Shelley...

On Tuesday 6th September, Tony Curtis will be at Barry War Museum giving a presentation on his debut novel Darkness in the City of Light which is set in Paris amidst the chaos of World War II. Admission is free. All welcome.  Find more information at barrywarmuseum.co.uk.

02/09/2022 - 16:00 to 04/09/2022 - 14:00
Dartington

This three-day workshop encourages the use of playful language to explore our feelings about the experience and challenges of perimenopause and menopause and how the transition can change our perspective on life and our sense of ourselves. Participants will replenish and connect with their elemental selves with water and forest bathing, explore creative responses through a variety of exercises and be introduced to writing that explores how the transition can change our perspective on life and our sense of ourselves.The course is co-created by Poet Katrina Naomi, writer Anna Selby, Myrtle...