Seren Events

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

Monday 1st April, 12:00 to Tuesday 30th April, 21:00
SKYPE

This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis via Skype with poet and tutor Judy Brown, wherever you live and at a date and time of your choosing. The sessions are one hour long. £50 for Poetry Society Members, £60 for non-members. Book online at www.poetrysociety.org.uk or call Paul McGrane on 020 7420 9881. Once your session is booked, you will be asked to send up to 6 poems, or 150 lines maximum, in advance, so that Judy has sufficient time to read your poems beforehand. Judy’s second collection, Crowd Sensations (Seren, 2016), is a Poetry Book Society...

Thursday 4th April, 10:29 to Monday 27th May, 20:30
Hay-on-Wye

Seren throws a poetry party at the Hay Festival featuring four new collections from supremely talented poets. Costa Award-winning Jonathan Edwards reads from Gen, a book of sharp yet beautifully warm and humane poems. Catherine Fisher’s  first collection in twenty years The Bramble King, includes poems on imaginary planets and princes, on the summer solstice, on drawing, on a glass shop – and a clockwork crow.  Rhiannon Hooson’s beautifully resonant first collection The Other City was shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year. Elizabeth Parker’s In Her Shambles is a fantastic debut of spikey,...

Sunday 28th April, 14:00

Author and photographer Phil Cope will be talking about his latest book The Living Wells of Wales (Seren 2019). Phil takes us on a journey through the sacred wells of Wales where he discovers wells in city centres and, quite literally, in the middle of nowhere – on mountainsides, in deserted valleys, on the coast, in sea caves. They include healing wells, cursing wells, and wells named for saints, Satan, witches, angels, fairies, friars, nuns, hermits, murderers and hangmen. Cope’s atmospheric photographs are accompanied by folk tales, myths and legends, conversations with well-keepers and...

Sunday 28th April, 14:00

Author and photographer Phil Cope will be talking about his latest book The Living Wells of Wales (Seren 2019). Phil takes us on a journey through the sacred wells of Wales where he discovers wells in city centres and, quite literally, in the middle of nowhere – on mountainsides, in deserted valleys, on the coast, in sea caves. They include healing wells, cursing wells, and wells named for saints, Satan, witches, angels, fairies, friars, nuns, hermits, murderers and hangmen. Cope’s atmospheric photographs are accompanied by folk tales, myths and legends, conversations with well-keepers and...

Monday 29th April, 14:00
Rhyl

Author and photographer Phil Cope will be talking about his latest book The Living Wells of Wales (Seren 2019). Phil takes us on a journey through the sacred wells of Wales where he discovers wells in city centres and, quite literally, in the middle of nowhere – on mountainsides, in deserted valleys, on the coast, in sea caves. They include healing wells, cursing wells, and wells named for saints, Satan, witches, angels, fairies, friars, nuns, hermits, murderers and hangmen. Cope’s atmospheric photographs are accompanied by folk tales, myths and legends, conversations with well-keepers and...

Monday 29th April, 19:00
London

A reading to celebrate Carol Ann Duffy’s final project as the Poet Laureate, a commission in The Guardian for which she has invited a group of fellow poets including Seren Poet, Yvonne Reddick, to respond to the collapse in the insect population. Yvonne is an exponent and practitioner of ‘eco-poetry’  and her poetry pamphlet Translating Mountains (Seren 2017) won the  Mslexia Poetry Pamphlet Prize. This reading will feature most of the poets submitting new work and as well as Yvonne the line up will be Carol Ann Duffy,  Imtiaz Dharker, Daljit Nagra, Sean Borodale, Zaffar Kunial, Hannah...

Monday 29th April, 19:00
Denbigh

Author and photographer Phil Cope will be talking about his latest book The Living Wells of Wales (Seren 2019). Phil takes us on a journey through the sacred wells of Wales where he discovers wells in city centres and, quite literally, in the middle of nowhere – on mountainsides, in deserted valleys, on the coast, in sea caves. They include healing wells, cursing wells, and wells named for saints, Satan, witches, angels, fairies, friars, nuns, hermits, murderers and hangmen. Cope’s atmospheric photographs are accompanied by folk tales, myths and legends, conversations with well-keepers and...

Tuesday 30th April, 14:00
Mold

Author and photographer Phil Cope will be talking about his latest book The Living Wells of Wales (Seren 2019). Phil takes us on a journey through the sacred wells of Wales where he discovers wells in city centres and, quite literally, in the middle of nowhere – on mountainsides, in deserted valleys, on the coast, in sea caves. They include healing wells, cursing wells, and wells named for saints, Satan, witches, angels, fairies, friars, nuns, hermits, murderers and hangmen. Cope’s atmospheric photographs are accompanied by folk tales, myths and legends, conversations with well-keepers and...

Tuesday 30th April, 19:00
Holywell

Author and photographer Phil Cope will be talking about his latest book The Living Wells of Wales (Seren 2019). Phil takes us on a journey through the sacred wells of Wales where he discovers wells in city centres and, quite literally, in the middle of nowhere – on mountainsides, in deserted valleys, on the coast, in sea caves. They include healing wells, cursing wells, and wells named for saints, Satan, witches, angels, fairies, friars, nuns, hermits, murderers and hangmen. Cope’s atmospheric photographs are accompanied by folk tales, myths and legends, conversations with well-keepers and...

Wednesday 1st May, 17:30
Liverpool

Deryn Rees-Jones is hosting the 2019  launch which marks the fifth birthday of Pavilion Poetry. Deryn will introduce three poets launching their new collections - Mona Arshi, Lieke Marsman and Janette Ayachi. ​ Deryn Rees-Jones is an Eric Gregory Award winner, and The Memory Tray  (Seren, 1995) was shortlisted for a Forward Poetry Prize for Best First Collection. She has published seven collections with Seren, among them Burying the Wren which was on the 2012 TS Eliot Prize shortlist, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and a Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year. Her most recent...

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