The latest news on Seren’s books, authors, events and prizes.
Enjoy a festive evening of poetry hosted by Poetry Frome (at the Garden Café) with special guest Robert Walton, who will be reading from his new collection, Sax Burglar Blues. There will be an open mic, Secret Santa with presents for two lucky poets, and seasonal nibbles and mulled wine. Readings start at 7.30pm, but do get to the Garden Café (Stony Street) earlier for a seat and to buy drinks & any snacks. Entry £2 payable at the counter.
The Seren pop-up bookshop returns to Chapter for its fourth year. You’ll find us in Chapter’s entrance hall, Monday 18 to Friday 22 December. We’ll bring with us a fantastic selection of books which (as everyone knows) make great Christmas presents. So come and have a browse, take advantage of our free Christmas gift wrapping, and chat with Seren staff about publishing, writing, reading – and your love of books. We look forward to seeing you! When: 18-22 December, 10am–6pmWhere: Chapter Arts Centre, 40 Market Road, Cardiff, CF5 1QE
Elizabeth Parker's poem 'Dhusarah' will be performed at an event headlined by the fantastic singer-songwriter Rachael Dadd. Elizabeth's debut collection Visiting the Minotaur will be published by Seren in April 2018 and this new poem is about dusk, specifically exploring the etymology of the word. Rachel and other performers will lead a celebration in words and music of the shortest day of the year outside on the Roundhill as dusk descends and then inside the candle lit Old Barn. Organised by The Bare Bones Collective and Kelston Records, a feast is included in the ticket price and our cash...