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

18 May 2017 - 10:54 am
In the 2017 election of new Fellows to the Learned Society of Wales, two Seren writers are among the 44 to have been elected: Jasmine Donahaye and Christopher Meredith.Election to Fellowship is a public recognition of academic excellence, and LSW Fellowship is keenly competed. Fellows are elected following a rigorous examination of their achievements in their relevant fields.  This election further strengthened the Society’s Fellowship by adding 44 new Fellows to its ranks, including...
14 May 2017 - 12:53 pm
Selected Seren titles are 50% off in celebration of International Dylan Thomas Day, a day celebrating the life and work of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, held on 14 May each year to mark the date Under Milk Wood was first read on stage at 92Y The Poetry Center, New York in 1953. Why not celebrate Dylan Day with one of our Dylan Thomas related titles – 50% off for today only.  Find out more about Dylan Thomas through Dylan Remembered: Volume One: 1914-1934...
10 April 2017 - 11:16 am
Enter our giveaway to win a copy of Heat Signature, the new collection of poetry from prize-winning Irish poet Siobhán Campbell.To enter, simply sign up to the Seren newsletter before 1st April:https://www.serenbooks.com/newsletter/signup About Heat Signature:There is a beautiful ruthlessness to the poetry of Siobhán Campbell. Her new collection, Heat Signature, is composed in her characteristically spikey voice: infused with an intelligence that resists easy answers to the conundrums that...
10 April 2017 - 10:09 am
Poet Nerys Williams, whose collection Sound Archive (Seren, 2011) won the Irish ‘Strong’ first volume prize (2012) and was nominated for a Forward first volume prize, has been announced as the writer who will undertake a literary residency in Brussels this May.The residency forms part of Barddoniaeth Colled | Poetry of Loss, a wider project commemorating the First World War. The project is delivered by Literature Wales in partnership with the Welsh Government’s Cymru...
31 March 2017 - 03:28 pm
Literature Wales has just announced the names of twenty-one writers who will receive a total of £70,000 in Writers’ Bursaries this year, and among the list are Seren writers Paul Henry and Meirion Jordan. As well as supporting new and unpublished writers, the bursaries are designed to help established authors ‘experiment and create innovative new work’.Meirion Jordan will be turning from poetry to work on his first novel, which is set in Wales and France in the aftermath...