News

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

22 December 2016 - 11:59 am
Ritual, 1969, Jo Mazelis’ uncanny and quietly sinister new short story collection, has been named by Wales Arts Review as one of the ten best Welsh books of 2016.On choosing the winning books, Wales Arts Review stated:Some tough decisions had to be made, but the writers at Wales Arts Review eventually managed to agree on the 10 best books to come from Welsh writers or Welsh publishers in 2016. From the Hitler Youth to a rewriting of the history of visual arts in Wales, the list...
21 December 2016 - 01:21 pm
If you’re anything like us, the last-minute Christmas panic has probably started to kick in. To keep the worry at bay and help make sure all your gifts arrive in time, we are upgrading all orders placed today (Wednesday 21 December) to First Class delivery at no extra charge.Take a look at our fantastic poetry, fiction, and non-fiction – there’s something for everyone.Order before 5pm to have your books posted today. 
20 December 2016 - 03:15 pm
5 days ‘til Christmas – where has the time gone? If you’re still sorting out your presents then never fear, you can still order our books and receive them before Christmas day.Today is the last recommended posting date for our postage service. If you’re searching for last-minute literary gifts then don’t delay – orders placed any later than 5pm today can’t be guaranteed for Christmas. Top gift ideas: An un-put-downable novelSwimming on Dry Landby...
8 December 2016 - 04:23 pm
Earlier this month we invited you to submit a poem to our Christmas Poetry Competition, judged by Seren Poetry Editor Amy Wack. We received so many wonderful entries, and would like to thank all who took the time to send us their poems.Choosing a winner was no easy task, but we are pleased to announce that the winning poem, which will feature as the official Seren Christmas card 2016, is ‘St Leonore and the Robin’ by Pippa Little.Keep an eye on your inbox for the next Seren email,...
3 December 2016 - 07:37 am
Here at Seren we have a special advent calendar – instead of chocolate, you’ll find 24 special book offers to enjoy.Each day in December we’ll reveal a different book, available half price for one day only. We’ll have a range of poetry, fiction, biography, art, photography and Welsh interest titles included, so there are sure to be surprises to delight everyone.Keep your eye on our Facebook, Twitter and the Seren Blog, where we’ll unveil...