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

16 January 2017 - 02:45 pm
It may be Blue Monday but nevertheless it’s a bright day for new Welsh literature, as Seren, along with four other Welsh publishers, has received a 3-year grant from the Welsh Books Council.The £250,000 grant, shared between Seren, Parthian, Gomer, Honno Press and (for the first time) Firefly Press, will provide funding for a wonderfully varied range of new titles, to be released over the next three years.‘We thank the Welsh Books Council for their continued support, which...
4 January 2017 - 02:48 pm
Poet Katrina Naomi has been awarded an international grant to help fund her new project, ‘Basho & Beyond’. The grant is being taken from the Artists' international development fund, funded by the British Council and Arts Council England.For the project, Katrina will undertake a 5-week writing visit to Japan, where she will write poems in response to walking in rural and urban areas. Here is what Katrina had to say about receiving the grant, and her aims for the...
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...