Seren Events Archive

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

Versopolis: A Celebration of Emerging European Poets  Versopolis is a platform that unites 11 European Festivals to promote and translate their most exciting new poets. Maria Ferenčuhova (Slovakia), Gjoko Zdraveski (Macedonia), Maud Vanhauwaert (Belgium), Aivaras Veiknys (Lithuania) and Ida Linde (Sweden) will share the stage with four of the UK poets: Meirion Jordan, Liz Berry, Adam Horovitz and Eleanor Rees. These are strong performers, writing vivid and original poetry that opens windows and transcends borders. Unmissable. 6pm–8.20pm with an interval | Burgage Hall | £9  box office 01531...

05/07/2015 - 16:30

20 minutes with… Nia Davies. Then Spree is Nia’s first pamphlet of poems, published by Salt. In Spring 2014 she took over the editorship of the international quarterly Poetry Wales and is involved with Literature Across Frontiers. 3.40pm–4pm | The Panelled Room in The Master’s House | Free

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.