• Applications are now open for writers in Wales to submit essay proposals for Cymru and I, a book of 10 non-fiction essays written by members of Inclusive Journalism Cymru. There is no set theme or focus but the essays should aim to reflect something interesting and unique about the writers’s experiences of contemporary life in Wales. Find the full details of how to apply on the Inclusive Journalism Cymru website. Open until 20th February 2023.

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  • Kim Moore wins for Forward Prize for Best Collection 2022
  • Series 1 of The Seren Poetry Podcast saw us interview 9 Seren poets about all things poetry, including their latest books. Listen to the full box set now on all podcast platforms. To subscribe, simply search ‘The Seren Poetry Podcast‘ in your favourite podcast app and click ‘follow’ or ‘subscribe’ to have all future editions delivered straight to your podcast feed. Subscribe now.

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In March 2023, 'Y Ddwy Chwaer / The Two Sisters', a suite of folk songs with words in Welsh and English by Grahame Davies, and with music by Paul...
March 2023 - 15:53 pm
Angela Graham won First Prize for Poetry in the inaugural Linen Hall Ulster-Scots Writing Competition 2021 for her poem ‘A Heerd tha Sodjer on tha...
March 2023 - 10:41 am
Applications are now open for writers in Wales to submit essay proposals for Cymru and I, a book of 10 non-fiction essays written by members of...
January 2023 - 11:58 am
Clear away the January blues with the return of our half-price January Sale. From Friday 13th January, enjoy 50% off books across the Seren website*...
January 2023 - 09:23 am
Seren poet Hannah Hodgson has been longlisted for the Barbellion Prize with her debut collection 163 Days. Hannah is longlisted alongside 8 other...
December 2022 - 10:23 am
Mick Felton has been working at the heart of Seren for over thirty years. It is with immense gratitude for his contribution to Seren, Poetry Wales...
December 2022 - 14:47 pm
Congratulations to Seren poet Jonathan Edwards who recently won the Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2022 for his poem ‘My Grandfather’s Car’....
December 2022 - 11:59 am
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


Thursday 30th March, 19:30 to 21:00
Author Peter Finch will be at the Gwaelod y Garth discussing his book Edging the City, which takes us on a journey of the borders of Cardiff in 2020...
Friday 31st March, 18:00 to 19:00
Novelists and teachers of creative writing Dr Clare Morgan and Professor Susan Sellers discuss how and why the radically experimental and pioneering...
Tuesday 18th April, 19:00 to 21:00
The Little Hours poet Hilary Llewellyn-Williams is joined by Ann Gray and David Woolley as they read their poetry at the Melville Centre for Arts, ...
Friday 21st April, 10:30 to 12:00
The Singing Page – a poetry workshop with Paul Henry This workshop welcomes new and experienced poets keen to explore the abiding influence of music...
Wednesday 26th April, 18:00 to 20:00
Seren authors Sophie Buchaillard and Eric Ngalle Charles discuss their recent books This is Not Who We Are  and Homelands which both touch on themes...
Thursday 18th May, 09:00
After two successful series, the Climate of Change workshops continue.  Join Cath Drake for online workshops of reading, discussing and writing...
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...
Monday 30th October, 15:00 to Saturday 4th November, 10:00
During this residential course, led by Jonathan Edwards, we will look at a range of exciting poetic voices and poetry on a range of subjects, from...

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