Seren Events Archive

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

19/06/2015 - 19:00

In this illustrated event,poet Pascale Petit willread from her recent collection Fauverie (Seren 2014),winner of the Manchester Poetry Prize 2013 and shortlisted for the T.S.Eliot Prize 2014. With its feline cover art, it should come as no surprise to learn that ‘fauverie’ describes wild cats in tame places.The readings will be accompanied by images of Paris. Tickets £6.50. Booking Line 01482 392699Visit the Festival website for further information

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

Join Kate Bingham in London for the launch of her latest collection, Infragreen. Perceptive, persuasive and intricately made, the poems of Kate Bingham’s third collection, Infragreen, take the reader on a startling and unfamiliar journey through everyday experiences and phenomena. Her keen eye, reflectiveness and quiet wit endow her subjects with a shimmering freshness. Set within the four walls of home, on the streets of north London and in the Yorkshire countryside, the poems build out from mundane activities such as taking the pill, travelling a daily bus route and scything thistles. In...

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