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

13 November 2017 - 09:38 am
Enter our giveaway to win a copy of the hardback edition of Dark Land, Dark Skies, Martin Griffiths’ fascinating mythological astronomy book.To enter, simply sign up to the Seren newsletter before 1st December:https://www.serenbooks.com/newsletter/signupAbout Dark Land, Dark Skies:The classically named constellations and stars of the night sky haven’t always been the province of Greek and Roman gods. Ancient peoples around the world have looked up and added their particular myths to...
7 November 2017 - 02:35 pm
Cath Drake, author of Sleeping with Rivers (Mslexia Pamphlet Prize winner, 2013), is the Second Prize winner in the Resurgence Prize.he Resurgence Prize with The Poetry School is the world’s first major award for ecopoetry. With a first prize of £5,000 for the best single poem embracing ecological themes, the award ranks amongst the most prestigious of any English language single poem competition.See the full list of winning and shortlisted poets on the Resurgence Prize website....
30 October 2017 - 01:51 pm
B O D Y  have just unveiled their list of nominees for the 2017 Best of the Net Anthology, and Seren’s Katrina Naomi is in the running for her poem ‘The Reveal’. Katrina’s most recent poetry collection is The Way the Crocodile Taught Me.See the full list of nominees for Poetry, Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction on the B O D Y website.  
18 October 2017 - 10:28 am
We are thrilled to announce that entries are now open for Seren’s Christmas Poetry Competition 2017.Submit your Christmas-themed poem now. The 2017 Christmas Poetry Competition is judged by Seren’s Poetry Editor, Amy Wack. You are invited to submit one poem with a Christmas theme for consideration, before the closing date (08 November). All submissions will be read and the winner will be announced on 27 November.What is the prize? The winning poem will be...
10 October 2017 - 09:42 am
The Wales Book of the Year shortlist has been revealed, and it features not one but two Seren authors.In the running for the Roland Mathias Poetry Award is Rhiannon Hooson’s beautifully resonant debut poetry collection, The Other City, with its sharply-focused poems, some referencing Greek mythology, others re-working Welsh history or exploring the idea of otherness and the uncanny. Joining Rhiannon’s debut on the shortlist are What Possessed Me by John Freeman (Worple) and Psalmody...