News

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

24 August 2016 - 12:33 pm
Graham Mort has been longlisted for the Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize 2016, for his poem ‘Ordinary’. The prize celebrates the enduring significance of poetry to cultures everywhere in the world, and its ongoing and often seminal importance to world literatures. See the full longlist on the University of Canberra website.Graham’s most recent poetry collection, Cusp (Seren, 2011) is available from our website and included in the 50%...
Seren summer sale
22 August 2016 - 11:39 am
The Seren summer sale has landed – for one week only you can enjoy 50% off the books on our website!Everything from poetry, novels, short stories, art, biography and our enduringly popular Mabinogion books are included, so what are you waiting for? Have a browse, and fill your library for less.Sale ends midnight, Bank Holiday Monday (29/08/2016).
11 August 2016 - 09:42 am
The inaugural Llangwm Literary Festival begins tomorrow, and among the many fantastic events in store are three with Seren authors.Taking place in a beautiful former fishing village nestled on the Cleddau, on the edge of the Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park, the Llangwm Literary Festival features a varied list of literary talks, as well as creative writing and art workshops for adults and children, “Poems and Pints”, drumming, and songs and poetry in English and Welsh. The...
2 August 2016 - 01:19 pm
Held during the first week of August every year, the National Eisteddfod is a celebration of the culture and language in Wales.  The festival travels from place to place, alternating between north and south Wales, attracting around 150,000 visitors and over 250 tradestands and stalls.This year the National Eisteddfod is being held in beautiful Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. If you are visiting the festival, come and find us! We have brought along a great range of books, so have a browse and a...
29 July 2016 - 11:20 am
Carolyn Jess-Cooke’s poem, ‘My Father Shows Me His Bare Knuckles’ has placed among the shortlist for this year’s London Magazine Poetry Prize.To see the winners and the full list of shortlisted poems, visit The London Magazine website.Carolyn Jess-Cooke’s latest poetry collection, Boom!, was published by Seren (2014).