Seren Events

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

Tuesday 18th April, 19:00 to 21:00

The Little Hours poet Hilary Llewellyn-Williams is joined by Ann Gray and David Woolley as they read their poetry at the Melville Centre for Arts, Pen-Y-Pound, Abergavenny NP7 5UD. Ann Gray has an MA in Creative writing from the University of Plymouth. Her collections include At The Gate (Headland, 2008), The Man I Was Promised (Headland, 2004), and most recently, a pamphlet, I wish I had more mothers a winner in the Smith/Doorstop pamphlet competition 2018. She was Poet in residence at Cambridge University Botanic Gardens as part of the Thresholds University Museums Project, curated by the...

Friday 21st April, 10:30 to 12:00

The Singing Page – a poetry workshop with Paul Henry This workshop welcomes new and experienced poets keen to explore the abiding influence of music on poetry. Whether you’re a poet seeking to refine the lyricism of your ‘voice’, or a songwriter keen to extend the range of your lyrics, here’s an opportunity to try out and discuss new approaches within a friendly, supportive atmosphere. You’ll ask what poetry can learn from the song lyric, and vice versa; reminding yourselves how the “sullen art” is rooted in song, from the dancing roots of metrical forms to the personal jazz of free verse....

Wednesday 26th April, 18:00 to 20:00

Seren authors Sophie Buchaillard and Eric Ngalle Charles discuss their recent books This is Not Who We Are  and Homelands which both touch on themes of migration in this in-person event at the Gragetown Pavillion.  Grange Pavilion, Grange Gardens, Cardiff CF11 7LJ. Book your free tickets here: Find out more here: