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

15 August 2017 - 02:34 pm
The Poetry Book Society have just revealed their Winter selections, and we are delighted to announce that Paul Deaton’s forthcoming debut collection, A Watchful Astronomy, has been named as a Recommendation, alongside books by Ahren Warner, Tim Dooley and Anne Michaels. A Watchful Astronomy is due for publication 30 October.See the full Winter Selections announcement on the Poetry Book Society’s website. About A Watchful Astronomy:The poems in A Watchful Astronomy, Paul Deaton...
7 August 2017 - 04:29 pm
Maggie Harris, poet and author of short story collection Writing on Water, has won third prize in the International Welsh Poetry Competition for her poem, ‘On watching a lemon sail the sea’.See the full list of winners and commended poems on the Welsh Poetry Competition Website, and read Maggie’s prize-winning poem.   
3 August 2017 - 09:50 am
Enter our giveaway to win a copy of Black Shiver Moss, Graham Mort’s masterly tenth collection of poetry.To enter, simply sign up to the Seren newsletter before 1st September:https://www.serenbooks.com/newsletter/signup About Black Shiver Moss:Graham Mort writes beautifully about North Yorkshire, but in Black Shiver Moss new places are made familiar by Mort’s vivid descriptions and evocations: landscapes and peoples as distant as South Africa and as close as...
1 August 2017 - 12:15 pm
Each month we are shining the spotlight on one outstanding author in celebration of Wales’ year of legends, and for August, this is the prize-winning author of poetry, essays and fiction, Robert Minhinnick.Minhinnick is the co-founder of the environmental organisation Sustainable Wales, and was formerly the editor of Poetry Wales. He has written for television, provided columns for The Western Mail and Planet, and published a number of books – short stories, poetry, novels, and...