Seren Events Archive

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

16/06/2015 - 18:00 to 20:30

Join Graham Mort in Lancaster for the launch of his latest short story collection, Terroir, in partnership with Litfest. From England to Europe, Africa to South America, these stories from prize-winning short story writer Graham Mort explore relationships: father and child; man and wife; man and his environment. A rising star of wine making understands his terroir, but oversteps the boundaries; a father taking his son on a day out finds himself in unexpectedly terrifying circumstances; an aid worker in Uganda finds himself treading in his father’s footsteps… All these stories are sensitively...

The Art of Falling, Kim Moore

Kim Moore will be reading from her debut collection The Art of Falling and will be joined by fellow poets Kathryn Maris and Jill Abram. £1 donation to charity for entry fee.

Guest readers include T.S Eliot prize-winning poet Philip Gross in discussion with the artist Valerie Price on their collaborative book, A Fold in the River. Featuring poems and artwork inspired by the River Taff in Wales. Followed by open mic. £2.50 (on the door) Sponsored by Seren Press, Mulfran Press and Literature Wales.

Event 325 • Friday 29 May 2015, 9.45pm • Venue: Starlight Stage A late-night reading of ghost stories as Mitchell previews his new story to be published in October, Slade House, and Murray reads from her acclaimed Sugar Hall. Chaired by Rosie Goldsmith. Price: £7.00. For further information and to book visit the Hay Festival website

Event 323 • Friday 29 May 2015, 8.30pm • Venue: Elmley Foundation Cube A groundbreaking exploration of contemporary poetry in Wales through the potential of collaboration across our two languages. Six poets have worked with one another to create original poetic works. They’ve been touring these pieces in rolling pairs around Wales, drawing in poets in each location, and inviting them to create their own collaborations. Their tour culminates here in Hay with a showcase performance and Q&A.

Event 316 • Friday 29 May 2015, 7pm • Venue: Oxfam MootA reading and conversation with the authors of poetry collection Judas (Seren 2015) and the ‘gospel noir’ Acts of the Assassins. They talk to Rhidian Brook. Price: £7.00. For further information and to book visit the Hay Festival website