Seren Events

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

Monday 17th January, 19:00 to 21:00

This new poetry group facilitated by Bryony Littlefair (Giraffe) promises established poets and novices alike a cosy space to write alongside like-minded individuals. The group will include reading on different themes, writing exercises, time to draft new work and chances to share with each other. Whether you’re the resurrected spirit of T S Eliot or have never read a poem in your life, there is cosy fun in store for you. You can join whenever you can - no need to commit every week. There are two free places per session for those who need them. Please email me b.a.littlefair@gmail.com if you...

Tuesday 18th January, 07:55 to Tuesday 22nd February, 07:55
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Take time out to recharge your energy and creativity. Mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress and improve well-being, clarity, focus and creativity. I’ve thrown in a sprinkling of poetry and a session of writing together for a weekly uplift! These six sessions are a fresh start to the day in the UK, or perhaps a wind down in Australia nearing the end of the day. Each session focuses on a theme to spur positive wellbeing, with a prompt for writing. Writing with mindfulness will give your writing a refreshing edge.  WHO is it for? Those interested in mindfulness and/or poetry or writing....

Tuesday 18th January, 18:00 to 20:00

  Japan Stories is a spellbinding new collection of short fiction from Jayne Joso. Meet the sinister museum curator, a son caring for his dementia- struck father, a young woman who returns to haunt her killer, and a curious homeless man intent on cleaning your home with lemons. This captivating work also includes Joso’s stories ‘I’m not David Bowie’ and ‘Maru-chan’, an homage to Yayoi Kusama. The book is illustrated by Manga artist, NAMIKO. ‘Stripped to the bone by the depredations of dementia, Joso’s prose falls from eloquence to hand-wringing and the bitterness of uncontained grief, to...