Seren Events

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

Wednesday 4th December, 20:00

What is poetry’s relationship with art? Find out at this discussion featuring readings by guest poets Tamar Yoseloff, Claire Collison, Abegail Morley and Kathryn Maris, who read their work. They explore themes such as the visual landscape of the poem, how the poet brings the artist to life, the daily practice of the artist-poet and what ekphrastic poetry does that other forms do not.  Tamar Yoseloff's new collection, The Black Place (Seren 2019), a dark and gorgeously multi-faceted work that eschews the sentimental, embraces alternatives and offers antidotes to cheery capitalist hype. ...

Saturday 7th December, 09:30 to 17:30
Newport

SOLD OUT This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss your poetry on a one-to-one basis with poet and tutor Jonathan Edwards, a relaxed but in-depth analysis of your poems. Identify strategies for further developing your writing, discuss problems you may be experiencing and look at strategies for taking your work forward. There will be plenty of time to talk about all those things you need to know about writing, revising and submitting your work. Jonathan will be running several one-hour sessions at Cwtsh Arts Centre, Stow Hill, Newport NP20 4HA. £40 for Poetry Society members, £50 for non-...

Saturday 25th January, 20:00
Mold

A reading from two of Wales’ finest poets. Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales 2008-2016 and Deryn Rees-Jones, a poet, editor and literary critic. Deryn has published eight collections of poems for Seren. Her selected poems, What It’s Like to Be Alive, was published in 2016 and was a PBS Special Commendation. Her latest collection, Erato, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, was published earlier this year and has been shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Literary Prize. Price: £10 (£12 on the door). For further information and to book visit: www.theatrclwyd.com