Seren Events

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

Tuesday 27th October, 19:00

Join us for the virtual launch of Angela Graham's debut short story collection A City Burning.  A city burns in a crisis − because the status quo has collapsed and change must come. Every value, relationship and belief is shaken and the future is uncertain. The characters in Angela Graham's twenty-six stories, set in Wales, Northern Ireland and Italy, face a choice, a moment which puts to the proof their beliefs or their idea of themselves. Some of these moments occur in mundane circumstances, others amidst tragedy or drama - urban violence, the Covid-19 pandemic, the tipping point of a...

Tuesday 27th October, 19:15

In this free on-line autumnal celebration of poetry & song, The Spoke's Claire Williamson (Visiting the Minotaur), Elizabeth Parker (In Her Shambles) and Robert Walton (Sax Burglar Blues) will read some of their recent poems written since the publication of their acclaimed Seren collections, and will introduce the group’s new member Abeer Ameer, whose debut collection will be published by Seren in February 2021. To complete this special event, they’re delighted to feature the brilliant music of Indie-Folk-Americana Singer-Songstress, Lady Nade, whose lyrics and melodies nourish both body...

Wednesday 28th October, 19:00

In his new book The Owl House Daniel Butler explores mid-Wales in a journey that begins with a pair of barn owls which nested in the barn of his ancient farm house near Rhayader. He develops a unique relationship with the birds that becomes the starting point for an exploration of how the landscape around his home – and further afield – has altered over the years, and with it the fortunes of all kinds of wildlife, in particular those of birds. Touching on key themes like reintroduction, farming, and weather, it is a book for nature lovers of all kinds that comes at a time when our...