Seren Events

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

Thursday 21st November, 11:00 to Saturday 4th January, 16:30
Ynyshir

Acclaimed photographer David Hurn’s latest exhibition in Wales will present a series of images shot within a 25 mile radius of the Workers Gallery in the Rhondda valley between 1967 to the present, David became a member of the prestigious Magnum Agency in 1967, and during the seventies established the acclaimed School of Documentary Photography at Newport, Wales. Since leaving there he has photographed and taught around the world. He has published two books of photography for Seren, Writing the Picture (Seren 2010) and Living in Wales (Seren 2003).  Gallery open  Thursday, Friday &...

Sunday 12th January, 19:00
London

We are delighted that Deryn Rees-Jones' latest collection Erato (Seren 2019)  is shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize! Named after the Greek muse of lyric poetry, Erato combines documentary-style prose narratives with the passionate lyric poetry for which Rees-Jones is renowned.The themes within the collection are manifold but particularly focus on personal loss, desire and recovery, in the context of a world in which wars and displacement of people has become a terrifying norm.  Don't miss this opportunity to hear Deryn and the other  poets on the shortlist reading from their own work, on...

Saturday 25th January, 20:00
Mold

A reading from two of Wales’ finest poets. Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales 2008-2016 and Deryn Rees-Jones, a poet, editor and literary critic. Deryn has published eight collections of poems for Seren. Her selected poems, What It’s Like to Be Alive, was published in 2016 and was a PBS Special Commendation. Her latest collection, Erato, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, was published earlier this year and has been shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Literary Prize. Price: £10 (£12 on the door). For further information and to book visit: www.theatrclwyd.com