Seren Events

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

Thursday 24th January, 19:00 to Thursday 28th March, 21:00

Expand your voice with the thoughts, lives and feelings of others ‘You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.’– Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird From Robert Browning to Carol Ann Duffy, Patience Agbabi to Simon Armitage, a number of writers have explored the joy of how writing from the point of view of someone – or something – else can free the creative shackles and unleash poems of great power. In this online course, Costa Award-winning poet will help you will explore a range of things that...

Sunday 27th January, 10:00 to Sunday 17th March, 17:00
Llanbedrog

The 2019 programme at Plas Glyn-y-Weddw willl start with a special exhibition celebrating the life and work of Jonah Jones. Jonah Jones (17 February 1919 – 29 November 2004) was born Leonard Jones near Wardley, Tyne and Wear in the North East of England, but became known as a Welsh sculptor, artist-craftsman and writer. His father had been a coalminer before being invalided in the First World War; the family endured considerable poverty through the 1920s and 1930s. Registering in the Second World War as a conscientious objector, Jonah Jones at first worked in forestry, but later enlisted in...

Friday 8th March, 10:00
St. Andrews

Breakfast at the Poetry Café: Another Place. Enjoy your breakfast sunny side up at the festival’s Poetry Café. Our breakfast discussion events offer a relaxed start to the day with a group of poets and other festival participants exploring this year’s festival themes over coffee and pastries. Fiona Moore is guest chair for this panel discussion. She will be joined by poets Polly Atkin, whose debut collection Basic Nest Architecture was published by Seren in 2017. Also on the panel will be Alice Tarbuck, Jon Plunkett and Harry Giles. Tickets: £4.75/£3.75. For further information and to book...

Friday 22nd March, 10:37
Teignmouth

Paul Deaton will be appearing at the Teignmouth Poetry Festival with ​Julie-ann Rowell & Ronnie Aaronson. Paul's collection A Watchful Astronomy (Seren 2017) is a Poetry Book Society recommendation.