Seren Events

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

Thursday 23rd March, 09:00

After two successful series, the Climate of Change workshops continue.  Join Cath Drake for online workshops of reading, discussing and writing poetry and inspiring each other.  This can be a difficult and overwhelming subject, but writing together is more enjoyable, nurturing, rewarding and productive. Find new and transforming angles into this complex crisis. These workshops are suitable for anyone who has a passion for the topic and for poetry, ideally, with some experience of writing.  Join live international zoom workshops either in the morning UK time (Australia late afternoon / evening...

Thursday 23rd March, 19:00

Join Euron Griffith for the launch of his new novel The Confession of Hilary Durwood (Seren 2023). This riotous dark comedy thriller follows the travels of gentleman explorer Hilary Durwood as he recounts an expedition that took him on semi-mythical missions in semi-mythical lands. But what unspeakable acts was he forced to commit along the way? This is Euron's second novel for Seren, the first Miriam, Daniel and Me  was published in 2020 and was his first in English. He will be in conversation with Jon Gower whose book in the 'Real' series Real Llanelli was published by Seren in 2009. D...

Thursday 30th March, 19:30 to 21:00

Author Peter Finch will be at the Gwaelod y Garth discussing his book Edging the City, which takes us on a journey of the borders of Cardiff in 2020.  Book via phone with the venue for a place: 02920810408 Find out more here:   

Friday 31st March, 18:00 to 19:00

Novelists and teachers of creative writing Dr Clare Morgan and Professor Susan Sellers discuss how and why the radically experimental and pioneering writers Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield continue to inspire contemporary fiction. Virginia Woolf described the short stories of Katherine Mansfield as ‘the only writing I have ever been jealous of’. The feeling was mutual.  Their conversations left them dazzled, perplexed and fuelled with a desire to write more and better, say Morgan and Sellers. They discuss how this literary friendship and the writing it generated filtered through...