Seren Events Archive

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

Don Paterson and Paul Henry: Readings and conversation with Ursula Owen.  Paul Henry’s The Brittle Sea: New & Selected Poems was recently reprinted by Seren. Henry was Herefordshire’s first Poet in Residence and has presented arts programmes for BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4. He will read from his new book, Boy Running. Don Paterson’s Landing Light won both the Whitbread and the T. S. Eliot Awards and Rain confirmed him as one of our leading poets. A recent review in The Guardian describes his work as ‘Dynamic, interrogative and unsettling; crafted yet open-ended; fiercely smart, savage and...

Guest readers include Robert Minhinnick and Kim Moore, followed by open mic. £2.50 (on the door).

01/07/2015 - 19:30
Merthyr Tydfil

A poetry reading with songs from Paul Henry at the 'Redhouse' (old Town Hall) Merthyr Tydfil, 'Redhouse' For further details email Mike 

Paul Henry, credit Zed Nelson
23/06/2015 - 19:00

Paul Henry will be reading at Waterloo Tea, Penarth. Doors open 7pm. Tickets £5.00 from Griffin Books which includes a discount on Paul's books. Tel. 02920 706455.

20/06/2015 - 15:00 to 16:15

Francesca Rhydderch, Cynan Jones, Carys Davies and Rachel Trezise read and talk with Wales Arts Review editor Dr John Lavin at the London Short Story Festival.

A winning combination of comedy, tenderness and brilliant performance. Jonathan Edwards’s My Family and Other Superheroes (Seren 2014) won the Costa Poetry Award 2014 and was shortlisted for the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize 2014. He also won the Ledbury Poetry Festival Competition in 2014. Kate Fox is a stand-up poet. She has been a Poet in Residence on Radio 4’s Saturday Live, Glastonbury Festival and the Great North Run. Tickets: £6.50. Booking Line 01482 392699. Visit the Festival website for further information