• Kim Moore wins for Forward Prize for Best Collection 2022
  • In Episode 9 of The Seren Poetry Podcast we talk to Kim Moore about her Forward Prize-winning collection All The Men I Never Married. Listen now on all podcast platforms. To subscribe, simply search ‘The Seren Poetry Podcast‘ in your favourite podcast app. Click ‘follow’ or ‘subscribe’ to have all future editions delivered straight to your podcast feed. Subscribe now.

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  • Sammy Weaver wins Mslexia Poetry Pamphlet Prize
  • Renowned poet Hilary Llewellyn-Williams returns to poetry with The Little Hours: New and Selected Poetry. Bringing together acclaimed work from her earliest collections such as The Tree Calendar, and brand new poems, this volume shows the breadth and talent of a writer whose eye for vivid imagery and startling detail has always astounded readers. Available now.


    Astounding new poetry by Hilary Llewelyn-Williams
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At the award ceremony held in Manchester, Seren poet Kim Moore was announced the winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection 2022. Her critically...
November 2022 - 13:34 pm
On Saturday 26th November Owen Morgan, one half of the family duo behind Bar 44: Tapas y Copas, appeared on Saturday Kitchen live! As well as sharing...
November 2022 - 11:09 am
In the eighth episode of The Seren Poetry Podcast we chat to poet Eric Ngalle Charles about his debut collection Homelands. Available to listen to...
November 2022 - 09:21 am
In the seventh episode of The Seren Poetry Podcast we chat to poet Rosalind Hudis about her collection Restorations. Available to listen to now on...
November 2022 - 09:36 am
Forward prize shortlisted poet Kim Moore was recently commissioned to write a poem in honour of the centenary of the BBC. Set to a soundscape created...
November 2022 - 15:15 pm
In the sixth episode of The Seren Poetry Podcast we chat to poet and critic Ben Wilkinson about his second collection Same Difference. Available to...
November 2022 - 11:32 am
In the fifth episode of The Seren Poetry Podcast we chat to award-winning poet and novelist Carolyn Jess-Cooke about her third collection We Have To...
November 2022 - 16:02 pm
In the fourth episode of The Seren Poetry Podcast we chat to award-winning poet and joint Seren poetry editor Rhian Edwards about her second...
October 2022 - 10:38 am
In the third episode of The Seren Poetry Podcast we chat to poet and novelist Christopher Meredith about his poetry collection Still and novel Please...
October 2022 - 10:37 am
The second episode of The Seren Poetry Podcast we chat to poet and veterinary surgeon Ilse Pedler about her debut collection Auscultation. Available...
October 2022 - 11:40 am


Wednesday 30th November, 14:00
Peter Finch, author of Walking Cardiff and Real Cardiff among many others, will discuss his latest book Edging the City. Peter is perhaps the...
Wednesday 30th November, 19:00
As Margaret Atwood says: ‘ I think calling it climate change is rather limiting. I would rather call it everything change. ‘Time is running out. We...
Chapter, Cardiff
Thursday 1st December, 19:30 to 21:30
Join us in person and online for the last First Thursday of 2022. This month we once again return to Chapter Arts Centre where we'll be joined by...
Sunday 4th December, 10:30
The second of two Poetry Workshops led by Cath Drake this Winter. How do poems lure you into their grip until you’re in much deeper than you imagined...
Tuesday 6th December, 19:00
Company of Words is teaming up with Sherman 5 for this in person literary Open Mic featuring guest the legendary Peter Finch, hosted by artist Alix...
Saturday 10th December, 16:00
Join author, poet and psychogeographer Peter Finch as he discusses his latest book, Walking the Valleys (Seren 2022) in which he undertakes fifteen ...
Saturday 28th January, 19:00
Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales 2008 – 2016 and Queen’s Gold Medal winner, will be reading with support from Jonathan Edwards and Rhian...
The Garsdale Retreat
Monday 17th July, 10:00
Taught by tutor Paul Henry, this popular course, will appeal to those keen to develop their poetry within a supportive, homely environment. Welcoming...

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